University of Maryland Extension

Community Based Gardening

Community gardens provide recreational outdoor activity as well as a fun and friendly environment for people of all ages, incomes, and cultures to work the land together and share their gardening knowledge and ideas.

For more information on the Sheridan Street Community Garden or Field of Greens, contact Jennifer Fairfax at, 301-779-2806 extension 706.

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For general gardening information in the State of Maryland, contact: The University of Maryland Home and Garden Information CenterGrow It, Eat It; and Maryland Master Gardener Training.

For more information on community gardening, including how to start a community garden, contact: The American Community Gardening Association.


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