Common Ground Movie Screening & Conversation March 20th

SAVE THE DATE ! WHEN: Wednesday, March 20th at 6pm WHERE: The Savoy Theatre in Montpelier, VT WHAT: We’ll be gathering to taste some local flavors, watch Common Ground, an uplifting food documentary and engage with regenerative gardeners and farmers in Vermont. Many of the climate action skills discussed in the film are transferable to […]

Register now for the ’24 Thriving Gardens Course!

The Thriving Gardens Course is a hands-on, six-month long garden education program offered by the Vermont Garden Network. By taking this course you will Learn how to grow veggies, flowers, herbs from start to finish through weekly – in the garden – classes May-October Learn how to use what you grow through monthly workshops e.g. […]

We Are Hiring!

Applications are open for three part-time, seasonal positions to support our Growing Foods, Growing Community program at affordable housing sites. Find full job descriptions on the Join Our Team page

It is Seed Catalog Season, Hooray!

In late November we read through Margaret Roach’s article in the NYTimes “This Seed Season, Consider a Catalog That Takes a Different Approach”, and felt inspired to share our complementary version of some of our favorite seed catalogs. We’ve included brief descriptions of seed companies that made our list and links to online catalogs for easy […]

Green up the Grey – Grow Microgreens this Winter!

Temps are low and mountains are covered in snow! For many of us gardeners, winter is a time for rest, reflection, and for planning the season ahead. Any growth at this time of year is usually from within ourselves – unless one partakes in growing microgreens! Whether you have a full grow light setup in […]

Seed Bundle Donations

Every year we gather surplus seed packets and mail donation bundles to gardeners all around Vermont. If your gardening budget is tight or you are starting up a new project and need seeds or you coordinate a community-based garden and would like to offer seeds to program participants, then our Seed Bundle Donation program is […]

A New Accessible Garden in Shelburne

Evolution of a garden idea, by Kit Anderson The inspiration for this garden was a long-ago visit to Wisley Gardens in England. One section had state-of-the-art demonstration gardens designed to be accessible to those who could not garden at ground level, including those in wheel chairs. But they weren’t just practical–they were planned to be […]

Seedsongers at Shelburne Farms!

Members of our Seedsong Collective Garden lost their entire garden during the July flood at the Intervale in Burlington.  Amidst the sorrow and uncertainty of next steps in the flood recovery process, we received a generous invitation from a former graduate and board member.  Casey participated in VGN’s Thriving Gardens Course in 2017 and later […]

Flood Resources

We are compiling a list of resources for flood recovery in small-scale gardens. We’ll update this webpage as we receive more guidance.  If you have a resource from a trustworthy source that you suggest we add to our list, please email

Volunteer With Us!

Come volunteer with us in the gardens this growing season! Click here to learn more and sign up! 

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