Below are some links to external websites and informative articles. Many of the websites offer guides for starting community gardens, as well as general gardening tips. There is also a list of helpful books and magazines at the bottom. Please contact us to let us know if you have questions or trouble accessing any of them.
NEW! Translation/Interpretation resources for Spanish and Hmong speakers (including a list of local translators and interpreters): www.northcoasttranslate.org.
Community Garden Projects:
Planting Chart for North Coast – Coastal (adapted from UC Cooperative Extension)
Spanish version – Planting Chart for North Coast – Coastal (adapted from UC Cooperative Extension)
Planting Chart for North Coast – INLAND (from Mid Klamath Watershed Council)
Grow Tips for Different Crops & CalFresh at Farms/Farmers Markets (Food for People, Humboldt County, CA)
Community Gardening Resources (list in a Word doc)
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT (links to articles about agriculture and food):
The Grocery Gap: Who has Access to Healthy Food and Why it Matters by Sarah Treuhaft and Allyson Karpyn
The Color of Food by Yvonne Yen Liu and Dominique Apollon, PhD
AntiRacist Practice in Community Food Organizations by Rachel Slocum
Politics and Culture Magazine: Special Issue on Food Sovereignty (search “food sovereignty”)
The Role of Community Gardens in Sustaining Healthy Communities by Susan Thompson, Corkery, and Judd