Growing Green

Farmers Market Coalition

Farmers Market Coalition.

Check out the Resource Library and learn what goes on behind the scene at a farmer's market.

People's Garden logo The People's Garden

USDA. The People's Garden Initiative.

Check out the resources located on the right side bar to learn about the People's Garden Initiative.

Farmers Market Direct to Consumers logo USDA Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing

United States Department of Agriculture.

Find your local farmers market to support and develop a relationship with the local farmer.

The Food Gardening Guide

The National Gardening Association.

Includes information on growing fruits, vegetables and herbs. Features a monthly fruit, vegetable or herb with articles about the plant.

Making Compost and Using Compost (PDF | 67KB)

USDA. The People's Garden Initiative.

Provides educational material on how to compost, what to compost, and using compost.

Sustainable Agriculture: Information Access Tools

USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

Defines sustainable agriculture and what it involves. Includes a list of resources that can help you find educational materials on these practices.

School Gardens and Garden Curriculum

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

FNS resources on school gardens with nutrition messages for the classroom, school cafeteria, and at home.