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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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Search the NC community garden directory to find a garden by type, location, size, year started and more! Find a community garden near you to volunteer at, grow your own food or donate items to.


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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13th Annual Natural Learning Initiative Design Institute popular

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Brochure for Symposium

Growing In Place Symposium March 5, 2015, Raliegh

Our partner Natural Learning Initiative has opened registration for its  Growing In Place Symposium, March 5 in Raleigh. Erin White of Community Food Lab will speak about the role of design in creating diverse, healthy food systems, and there MORE »

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Dig In

AHA will host Dig In! again at Marbles Kids Museum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Agenda and registration materials will be available in January. Plan to join us as we weave edible landscapes–community MORE »

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