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What's Happening With
Community Gardening Across the Country

Follow this "One Search" link to access information from hundreds of Cooperative Extension sites across the county.  With one click you can find resources provided by Land-Grant institutions across the country.

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What's Happening With
Community Gardening Across the Country

Follow this "One Search" link to access information from hundreds of Cooperative Extension sites across the county.  With one click you can find resources provided by Land-Grant institutions across the country.

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Enter Your Garden in
the Directory

Join the 90+ gardens that have already made their mark (ie. carrot) on the map! Add your garden to the North Carolina community garden directory. Follow these 5 easy steps.  1) Visit www.NCCGP.org 2) Check to see if your garden is already listed in the Garden Directory. If it is, great!  If not, please continue. 3) Create an Account. (We recommend using the garden's name as the Username.) 4) Check your email to activate your account. 5) Register your garden(s) by filling in the profile information. Benefits to this directory include... -- Log-in to your account at any time and update the gardens' profile -- It's free to create an account and register 1 or more gardens! -- Share photos from your garden in the rotating photo display on the NCCGP homepage. -- Share events that you'd like others across the state to know about. -- Get connected with an exciting and growing network of community gardens across the state! -- Direct people to your online garden profile to promote your garden, recruit new gardeners and volunteers, and provide a point of contact. If you have questions or need help registering your garden(s), please write us via the "Contact" form on www.NCCGP.org or call Lisa at 336-285-4622.  If you have comments about how to improve this directory or make it more useful for individual gardens or groups that are already doing great work to organize and collect community garden information in their local area, we would love to hear from you. We look forward to seeing your garden profile on www.NCCGP.org!

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FoodSafetyHandbook

Food Safety in the
Garden

A Handbook for Beginning and Veteran Garden Organizers: How to Reduce Food Safety Risks

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North Carolina Community Garden Partners

NC Community Garden
Partners

A nonprofit membership organization made of partners across the state interested in “growing” community gardens.

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an easy, fascinating, and natural way to recycle. Compost can be made from most MORE » – from   Gardening

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Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi Lauderdale and Lucy Bradley is available on-line for free. Full of guidance on how MORE » – from   Gardening

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NC Community Garden Conference Oct 25th

Growing Garden Connections North Carolina Community Garden Partners is hosting our annual statewide community gardening conference this year on the beautiful UNC Asheville campus. The daylong gathering, titled “Growing Garden Connections”, features outstanding MORE »

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NC Community Garden Leaders Regional GROW Workshops

The North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) is pleased to announce workshops for North Carolina community garden leaders planned for the fall of 2014. The one-day GROW (Gardeners Recreating Our World) workshops will include MORE »

Mount Vernon Community Garden

Mount Vernon Community Garden

“Wineka column: Vision for ‘edible landscape’ comes together at Mount Vernon Community Garden“, Article and Images in SalisburyPost.com Brenda Chunn <chunnwood@aol.com> shares a list of summer/fall activities such as: Canning Peaches which will end MORE »

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NC Community Garden Conference Sat Oct 25 - Sat Oct 25, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room, UNC - Asheville, NC
— 5 hours away
GROW Workshop (Wilmington)Fri Nov 7 - Fri Nov 7, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
GROW workshop (Whitakers)Sat Dec 6 - Sat Dec 6, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Whitakers, NC, USA
— 1 month away
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