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Community Roots Garden Resources

Feel free to print them for your own use, but do not sell or mass-distribute without our permission.

Community Roots Garden Flyer (English)

Community Roots Garden Flyer (Spanish)

Making and Using Compost (by Lorraine Walter, Compost Master)

Garden Soil Preparation (by Eric Humel, our Garden Manager)

Unconventional: Opportunities for Youth in Agriculture, a short video we produced in collaboration with Oxnard City Corps in 2010

Guide to Ventura County Gardening Resources

Ventura County Vegetable Planting Guide

Recursos en Espanol

Resources on Starting a Community Garden:

American Community Garden Association Website

LA Master Gardeners’ Common Ground Program

Links We Like:

Vegetable Gardening for Dummies- A Novice’s Guide A quick start for home gardening with tips for soil care and companion planting cheat sheet

About Community Gardens and Food Security (WhyHunger)

Anathoth Community Garden, North Carolina

The Food Project, Boston, Massachusetts

Community Food Security Coalition

Collective Roots, Palo Alto, California

Ecumenical Ministries of Portland

Nuestras Raices, Holyoke, Massachusetts

P-Patch Community Gardens, Seattle

The City Farms Program (Just Food), New York City

Local Projects:

The Abundant Table Farm Project and Join the Farm – An organic farm and CSA in Santa Paula that offers weekly produce boxes delivered to Community Roots Garden, fresh from the farm.

Email us at if you have any projects or organizations you’d like to add to our website links!