Managing a Community Garden
- Community Garden Coordinator Handbook – A best practices handbook created in 2018 from and for the Marion Polk Food Share community garden network.
- Community Gardener Agreement – Every garden renting plots to the public should have a clear contract in place that outlines the rules and responsibilities that apply to each gardener. This is our suggested template that network gardens can add or subtract from as suits their individual situation.
- Application for Community Garden Resources (2023) – Coordinators can fill out this application to start the process to receive Marion Polk Food Share resources. Once your application is reviewed, you will fill out a Coordinator Agreement.
- Priority 1 Coordinator Agreement – For garden coordinators of Priority 1 gardens to sign annually
- Priority 2 Coordinator Agreement – For garden coordinators of Priority 2 gardens to sign annually
- Volunteer Group Waiver – To be used when you have large groups volunteer in your garden
- How to Start a Community Garden – For those considering establishing a new garden, this comprehensive guide details the necessary steps and considerations.