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Share food.

Build community.

Improve the environment.

A project of Cultivating Sustainable Communities

Cultivating Sustainable Communities. All rights reserved 2009.

We will soon be developing workshops and training for new farmers and for those interested in refining their farming skills.  Please check back with us again for these opportunities...



Links and Resources

Greywater Guerrillas

The Greywater Guerrillas are a collaborative group of educators, designers, builders, and artists who educate and empower people to build sustainable water culture and infrastructure.  They teach about sustainable water use through hands-on workshops and presentations. 

www.greywaterguerrillas.com

American Community Garden Association

The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a bi-national nonprofit membership organization of professionals, volunteers and supporters of community greening in urban and rural communities. The Mission of the American Community Gardening Association is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.

www.communitygarden.org

Los Angeles Community Garden Council

The mission of The Los Angeles Community Garden Council (a non-profit corporation) is to connect people with community garden space in their neighborhood. We are a group of community gardeners who work together to try to solve common problems. Council members each provide the services that they are best equipped to, and coordinate their efforts to accomplish our mission.

www.lagardencouncil.org


Community food security represents a comprehensive strategy to address many of the ills affecting our society and environment due to an unsustainable and unjust food system. Following are six basic principles of community food security:

Low income food needs, broad goals, community focus, self-reliance/empowerment, local agriculture, systems oriented.

www.foodsecurity.org

Urban & Environmental Policy Institute - Center for Food and Justice

Welcome to the Center for Food & Justice (CFJ), a division of UEPI. With its vision of a sustainable and socially just food system, CFJ engages in collaborative action strategies, community capacity-building, and research and education.

http://departments.oxy.edu/uepi/cfj/index.htm

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