Blog Posts - Community Gardens



The Road to Making a Community Vegetable Garden in Bay Roberts

Community Gardens (residential and public ) are popping up all over the country, I remember when I attended a Communities In Bloom Symposium a couple years back, I watched with great interest as presenters discussed the benefits on having community g...
by Just a Foodie on Sep 28, 2015

Thieves Target Chicago-Area Community Food Gardens

While I wouldn’t call myself a prepper, I do glean a number of ideas from them. One of those being food security. This coming winter, I look forward to planning with my girlfriend a future food garden located on our property. I think I know of a go...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 6, 2014

Urban Gardens: Watch Out for the Soil

These days, everyone seems to want to grow herbs and/or vegetables in their back yards, or join a community garden in a city neighborhood for the pleasure of a little plot of your own. However, if you go that route, you need to be super aware of the...
by Garden Design Online on Apr 3, 2014

Edible City: Grow the Revolution

Would you eat something if its package said, “Ingested in large quantities, this may kill you?” Though packages don’t have such dire warnings that is […] The post Edible City: Grow the Revolution appeared first on The Mindful...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 17, 2013

FARM SHARING: Community gardening on the farm

So what exactly is farm sharing? It brings together farmers who have untended parcels and individuals who’d like to create thriving gardens in those spaces. […] The post FARM SHARING: Community gardening on the farm appeared first on The Mind...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 27, 2013

Vote Food

Tonight I am going to see Manitoba’s premiere election candidates discuss food policy. Food is a very important issue and I think it’s wonderful that Food Matters MB has taken the effort to create this event. I’m hoping that the can...

Interest In Urban Farming Grows

Yesterday, I mentioned the prospect of Americans experiencing higher energy and transportation costs down the road. In such an environment, I’m not so sure if the current situation with fruits and vegetables shipped to our local supermarkets from t...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 29, 2011

Community Gardening | community garden

What is a community garden and what is community gardening all about. That question has been asked of me many times. It is simple to answer in a few words but it is also a very complex subject. Now a days a community garden is a plot of land that has...
by Glenns Garden on Nov 10, 2010

Community Gardening | community garden

What is a community garden and what is community gardening all about. That question has been asked of me many times. It is simple to answer in a few words but it is also a very complex subject. Now a days a community garden is a plot of land that has...
by Glenns Garden on Nov 10, 2010

Living Off The Land

Back in the late 60′s and early 70′s there was lots of talk about homesteading and living off the land. Many people where learning homesteading skills and planning to move to the country to practice this lifestyle. There where books and m...
by Glenns Garden on Sep 26, 2010

Constant Gardens for New York - NYTimes.com Op-Ed Contributors - by Christine C. Quinn and Melissa Mark-Viverito

Read original...“THE best place to find God is in a garden,” George Bernard Shaw wrote. “You can dig for him there.” Anyone who has ever cleared his mind while clearing weeds from a flower patch, or enjoyed a quiet moment while watering pl...
by Lost in the Ozone... on Aug 20, 2010

New York’s Secret Gardens – Urban Oases in the East Village

Strolling through the steamy streets of the East Village – it’s been a scorching couple of weeks here in New [...]...
by grantourismo on Aug 4, 2010

10 Tips to Enjoying the East Village Community Gardens

The East Village’s community gardens are a great place to meet locals and experience a side of New York generally [...]...
by grantourismo on Aug 4, 2010

Community Gardens: General Maintenance and Upkeep

You are prepared to start your community garden and maybe you have read in my prior articles about how to find the right location, how to evaluate that location, and questions to ask yourself in regards to putting together the garden organization. In...
by Go Green Gardening on Sep 25, 2009


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