GROW YOUR OWN

Urban Agriculture and Community Gardening yield many potential social, economic, and health benefits. Our residents stand to benefit from community gardens as they have the potential to fill a food supply need not always immediately accessible. They can bring vitality to not only backyards, but available plots of land and they provide informal spaces for social interaction and educational programs.  Create or join an effort and 

"Let’s Grow East Orange!"

Pretty Garden

GARDENING Resources

Healthy Eating in the Time of COVID-19  https://njaes.rutgers.edu/fs1317/

Quick & Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables   https://njaes.rutgers.edu/fs1079/

Eating Together – Eating Well:  Making It A Priority  https://njaes.rutgers.edu/fs1104/

Learning Through the Garden    https://njaes.rutgers.edu/fs1211/

Intro to Container Gardening    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXzGcTko3Wg 

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