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5 Boro Farm’s Data Collection Toolkit helps measure how your garden/farm supports the health of your community


from our friends over at 596 acres, a new innovative resource: Five Borough Farm‘s Data Collection Toolkit is now online! Created by Farming Concrete and The Design Trust for Public Space, this toolkit is a great resource for measuring how your garden supports the health

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5 Borough Farms – How to Measure the Impact of Urban Ag


Five Borough Farm has established a framework to understand how the broad range of activities happening at NYC’s urban ag sites (farms, community gardens)contribute to social, health, economic, and ecological outcomes. They’ve come up with an ingenuous set of indicators that

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Growers Guild of New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Club- New Resource!

A new email listserve has been created to help local growers (re)connect, share resources, experiences, knowledge, etc. and receive social aid and pleasure! Many  have expressed interest in some form of Growers Guild or Association and  this listserve can provide

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Land section of the FarmCity Toolbox is available

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The Land section of the FarmCity Toolbox is now available for use. With the assistance, collaboration, and creativity of Propeller, Public Laboratory, 596 Acres, New Orleans Neighborhood Partnership Network, Land Trust for Louisiana, Recirculating Farms Coalition, NORA, Habitat for Humanity,

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Evaluation Resources: Whole Measure for Community Food Systems & Community Food Projects Indicators of Success


Whole Measures for Community Food Systems: Values-Based Planning and Evaluation by Jeanette Abi-Nader, Adrian Ayson, Keecha Harris, Hank Herrera, Darcel Eddins, Deb Habib, Jim Hanna, Chris Paterson, Karl Sutton, and Lydia Villanueva. This excellent document provides a lens for community

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Farm Insurance – How-to Guide for Urban Farmers

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Urban gardeners and farmers, and their businesses or organizations, encounter a number of legal matters in the regular growing and sale of products. This is also so when farms are open to education classes, tours and interns. However, getting appropriate

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