Community Gardening

Woman watering plants at a community garden (Copyright IStock).
Community gardens are plots of land, usually in urban areas, that are rented by individuals or groups for private gardens or are for the benefit of the people caring for the garden. Dig into these resources to learn about healthy, local food.

American Horticultural Society.

After an intensive training program, Master Gardeners volunteer in communities, providing advice to local gardeners and support for gardening efforts. Use the map to find Master Gardening programs in your state.