Making the Case

Not everyone knows all of the beneficial aspects of community gardens.  Whether you are writing a funding proposal for your garden, approaching a property manager to start a garden or holding a community consultation meeting, you will need to make a strong argument in favour of your proposal.

For a two page summary of the health, environmental, social and economic benefits of community gardens click here and choose the Benefits tab.

If you’re starting a community garden and encountering some resistance, click here for some suggested responses.

Data Collection Toolkit – Methods for measuring the outcomes and impacts of community gardens and urban farms by Farming Concrete