Seed Saving & Garlic Planting

Join us for our last hands-on workshop of the season!  Free!  At the Intervale! Seed Saving & Garlic Planting – Thursday, October 5, 5-6:30pm – Join us to learn about two end-of-season practices we are passionate about – saving seeds and planting garlic!  We will reflect on the beauty and abundance of seeds as we […]

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 […]

MEMBERS GROW WITH US – 2023 Membership Campaign

Our virtual gathering with Charlie Nardozzi has been postponed to the third week of August. Please stay tuned for details on the specific date/time. — We have an exciting new project on the horizon and need your support to achieve the final steps! With 200 new members we can create a growing & learning space […]

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; […]

Volunteer With Us!

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

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 […]

Garden Like a Farmer Workshop Series

Check out our series of free, hands-on workshops for gardeners interested in learning new techniques, tools, and tips.  We are partnering with the Intervale Center, Burlington Area Community Gardens,  and the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative at UVM to facilitate this bi-monthly workshop series. Workshops take place at the People’s Farm and at the Co-op Victory […]

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