Vegetable Garden

Funding the Garden

Resources to help you get and stay funded!

Urban Garden

Publisher/ Author: Community Food Lab

We want this booklet to inspire city officials, non-profits, developers, investors, and other urban influencers to add community gardens, urban farms, and all sorts of food growing spaces into our cities. Farms and gardens can be social public spaces, public health assets, crime prevention projects, municipal cost savers, air purifiers, recreation areas, and job training centers.

Home Gardening

Publisher/ Author: KidsGardening.org is a resource of the National Gardening Association (NGA)

KidsGardening.org states, “We know finding the financial resources to plant and maintain a youth garden is one of the biggest obstacles educators and volunteers face, so in addition to providing our own grant programs, here is a list of some additional grant opportunities that support youth garden programs. (Please note, we are not directly affiliated with any of these grant programs, so please visit their websites for full details and application instructions.)”

Woman at Farmers Market

Publisher/ Author: Janet Bachmann © NCAT

Market gardening, which entails the intense production of high-value crops, gives farmers the potential to increase their income from a few acres. It is also of interest to people looking at agriculture as an alternative lifestyle. This publication provides an overview of issues you need to be aware of as you consider undertaking market gardening, and suggests helpful resources.