External Links & Resources - Community Gardens
This table contains a comprehensive list of external links and resources regarding the topic of composting. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement of any given website, nor is the County intentionally excluding any entity or organization. Email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org to provide feedback or if there is another resource we can include.
Community Gardens Resources
volunteer-led project working to relieve hunger in DuPage County, IL by
providing individuals and families in need with vegetable gardens and
|U.S. EPA||Springtime tips for a garden|
|Whole Kids Foundation||School garden grant program|
|Growing Community Across U.S. & Canada||Good funding sources for community gardens|
|DuPage Master Gardeners Volunteer Opportunities||A variety of volunteer opportunities with DuPage Master Gardeners, from Adult & Youth Horticultural Therapy to Gardening with Special Needs Students|
|Connecting Chicago Community Gardeners|
A forum connecting Chicago Community Gardeners to share information, collaborate, exchange ideas and build networks.
|American Community Gardening Association||The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a national nonprofit membership organization of professionals, volunteers and supporters of community greening in urban and rural communities.|
|FORWARD DuPage||Coalition of partners dedicated to reversing the obesity trend in DuPage County by educating children and families about the importance of eating healthy and being physically active.|
|The Resiliency Institute|
An organization transforming the suburbs into resilient permaculture communities that are prepared for economic, social and environmental change.
|Food Safety Tips For Safe Produce (pdf)|
Assistant Director of Environmental
Health, DuPage County Health Department - No special rules for facilities that
have their own permit to operate a food service. If a community group operates a garden or farm stand for whole uncut produce no special rules but if they plan to cut it, prepare it in any way for the public, they need to have either a temporary or annual permit to serve food from our
|Cultivate Safety||Safety guidelines for youth working in gardens|