NYC Community Gardens Hit the Map

Courtesy At, New Yorkers can search for community gardens based on specific criteria they’re looking for. Searching for a community garden in SoHo with a composting program, fruit trees and a partnership with local schools? There’s a map for that. A brand-new online map,, launched in December 2010, to allow users to […]


Community Gardens Boom in New Jersey

Residents of Camden have experienced harvesting their own produce thanks to the proliferation of community gardens in the area.

School to Train New York Farmers

Courtesy Just Food Farm School NYC will utilize urban farms around the city as classrooms for hands-on agricultural instruction. Country farming and city farming are like two sides of the same coin: Both involve raising plants and animals for food and require similar expertise in horticulture and animal husbandry. But in contrast to their country […]

Pilot Program Targets Child Nutrition

A new pilot program through the USDA’s People’s Garden initiative will help schools teach students about gardening and nutritious eating. Public schools and nonprofit organizations have until Nov. 8, 2010, to apply for grants from the USDA’s new People’s Garden School Pilot Program.  The $1 million pilot program was established to develop and run community gardens […]