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Community Gardening!

Welcome to the North Carolina Community Gardens Site! We have the resources you need to make your community garden a success. Whether you're just getting started or you're looking for ways to expand your community garden efforts, NC Cooperative Extension can help. Dig in to find a community garden near you. Learn how to start a new garden. Find resources to support an existing one. Get involved with The North Carolina Community Garden Partners “Like” us on Facebook Questions? Email Lisa Valdivia at eaposer@ncat.edu 


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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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.

North Carolina Community Garden Partners

NC Community Garden

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

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