Day in the Dirt is April 29th

Register your garden to host volunteers, or find one to volunteer at (as an individual or part of a group).  Volunteers will help prepare beds, spread compost, plant pollinators and other garden prep to help get shared growing spaces ready for the season.  Projects are at gardens in schools, housing communities, hospitals, parks and senior […]

Garden Like A Farmer workshop series is back!

We are thrilled to offer another season-long workshop series in partnership with the Intervale Center!  Here is a preview of all the offerings.  Full workshop descriptions and registration links can be found here.  

Internship Opportunity-Thriving Gardens Course

2023 Thriving Gardens Course Internship- May to October, 6-8 hrs a week. This is a full-season opportunity to gain practical experience in organic gardening and learn teaching techniques in the context of an educational garden!  Download the full internship description here Thriving gardens course- internship 2023. Application deadline is March 31, 2023.

Summer Internship – Work in this Garden!

Garden Education Internship – May 30 to August 18, 10-14 hours per week.  This is an opportunity to gain experience in garden education by working with diverse groups of adults in community-based gardens in Burlington.  Download the full internship description here: 2023_GardenEd_Internship

Mobile Classroom – We now travel around the state!

The VGN’s Mobile Classroom (affectionately known internally as the Veducator) is a new initiative to engage community members of all ages in the importance of additional fruit and vegetable intake in their daily diets and increase climate resiliency through gardening. The Mobile Classroom is a retrofitted van that has an induction stove kitchenette, an awning, […]

Ode to the Gardening Seniors

by Grace Morrissey, VGN Garden Education Intern So much has been growing in our senior gardens as spring has slowly turned to summer. Both plants and people have begun to flourish in the warm weather. Over the past few weeks we’ve been busy filling up the garden plots, planting seeds and starts of all varieties; […]

Join Us – Become a VGN Member!

By becoming a Vermont Garden Network member, you are investing in better access to gardening for all and deepening your roots in the gardening movement, whether at home or in community. Membership provides you with the opportunity to connect meaningfully with VGN and with gardeners across the state. VGN members receive an invitation to a […]

Holiday Photo Shoot Fundraiser

We are excited to announce that we are resuming our annual holiday photo shoot this year, Nov 12 & 13th at Gardener’s Supply Co in Burlington. This event is a fundraiser for the VT Garden Network. Book your spot soon, as they have filled up quickly in the past! We provide backdrops, holiday props, and will […]

Fruit and Nut Tree Grant 2023

The Vermont Fruit & Nut Tree Grant focuses on increasing access to fruit and nut trees through plantings and related education at select community garden sites across the state. This grant program is a collaboration between the Vermont Garden Network (VGN) and the VT Urban & Community Forestry Program (VT UCF). Additional funding comes from […]

Growing Together at Beacon Apartments

I’m Sharon Newman, Garden Coordinator for Chittenden County affordable housing, a partnership between VGN and Champlain Housing Trust (CHT). One site I have spent a lot of time at this season is Beacon, permanent housing for homeless residents, located in South Burlington. Back in March, as I did my pre-season check in, I noticed that the winter […]

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