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DIG IN! ZERO WASTE POLICY DATABASE - List of many food pantries within Passaic County accepting fresh produce

 

BENEFICIAL INSECTS IN THE HOME GARDEN:

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS295

 

COMPANION PLANTING:

http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/ecogardening/complant.html

 

COMPOSTING AND MULCHING:

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/subcategory.asp?cat=5&sub=36 (backyard leaf composting, vermicomposting and home composting factsheets)

http://www.gardeningmatters.org/sites/default/files/compost-mulch.pdf (Composting and Mulching)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS058 (Mulching)

 

FERTILIZING:

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS626 (Organic and conventional fertilization)

http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/ecogardening/gardcal.html (Gardener’s Calendar for Pest and Nutrient Management)

 

PEST AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT:

 http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/ecogardening/gardcal.html (Compilation of Factsheets)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/subcategory.asp?cat=5&sub=42 (Compilation of Vegetable and Herb Gardening Fact Sheets and Bulletins)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=E310 (Cucurbit disease)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS011 (Blossom-end rot)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS1124 (Vegetable Disease Management – organic and conventional methods)

http://www.garden.org/pestlibrary/ (Pest and Disease Control and Management)

 

SOIL CONTAMINATION:

http://www.gardeningmatters.org/sites/default/files/Urban%20Gardens%20and%20Soil%20Contaminants-A%20Gardener%27s%20Guide%20to%20Healthy%20Soil.pdf (Urban Gardens and Soil Contamination)

 

TOMATOES:

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.asp?pid=FS058 (Stake and weave training)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/fs547/ (Tomato disease and management)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/fs678/ (Tomatoes for the home garden)

http://njfarmfresh.rutgers.edu/JerseyTomato.html (All about Jersey tomatoes)

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/tomato-varieties/ (Tomato varieties)

 

VEGETABLE PLANTING, CARE AND HARVESTING:

http://www.garden.org/foodguide/browse/veggie (Various Vegetables)

http://www.garden.org/foodguide/browse/herb (Herbs)

http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/homegardening/scene0391.html (Vegetable Growing Guides)

http://rocklandcce.org/resources/vegetable-planting-guide (Vegetable Planting Calendar)

http://www.ufseeds.com/New-Jersey-Vegetable-Planting-Calendar.html (Vegetable Planting Calendar)

 

WEEDS:

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/weeds/ (Identifying Weeds)

http://www.garden.org/weedlibrary/ (Identifying Weeds)

 

COMMUNITY GARDEN START-UP GUIDES AND TOOLKITS:

University of California Cooperative Extension Community Start-up Guide http://celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/files/97080.pdf

University of Missouri Extension Community Garden Toolkit
 http://extension.missouri.edu/explorepdf/miscpubs/mp0906.pdf

Twin Cities Community Garden Startup Guide www.gardeningmatters.org/sites/default/files/startupguide.pdf

Food Share Community Garden Startup Guide foodshare.net/custom/uploads/2015/11/Community_Gardening_101.pdf

Seattle.gov Resources:

www.seattle.gov/Documents/Departments/Neighborhoods/PPatch/Starting-a-New-P-Patch-Flow-Chart.pdf

www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/p-patch-community-gardening/toolkit-for-gardeners

 

GENERAL GARDEN CARE AND BEST PRACTICES

Cornell Cooperative Extension – Organic Gardening (best practices) http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/education/mgprogram/mgmanual/09organic.pdf

 

USEFUL WEBSITES FOR URBAN GARDENS

American Community Gardening Association - ACGA

http://communitygarden.org

City Farmer

http://cityfarmer.org/

Cornell University

http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/index.html

Factsheets: http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/ecogardening/

Food Share

http://www.foodshare.net/

Grow NYC

http://www.grownyc.org/

Home and Garden Resources for Master Gardeners

http://coupons.answers.com/guide/17872749/Home-and-Garden-Resources-for-Master-Gardeners.html

Homegrown

http://www.homegrown.org/

Mother Earth News – Organic Gardening

http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening.aspx

National Gardening Association

http://www.garden.org/

The Native Plant Society of New Jersey

http://www.npsnj.org/

Northeast Organic Farming Association, Connecticut

http://www.ctnofa.org/index.htm

Northeast Organic Farming Association, New Jersey 

http://www.nofanj.org/

Rutgers – Cooperative Extension

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/category.asp?cat=5

SunCalc

http://suncalc.net/#/41.208,-73.131,12/2014.01.23/16:37

 

USEFUL WEBSITES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND SCHOOL GARDENS

Center for Ecoliteracy http://www.ecoliteracy.org/

Kids Gardening http://www.kidsgardening.org/

NJ Department of Environmental Protection http://www.nj.gov/dep/seeds/

NJ Farm to School  http://www.njfarmtoschool.org/

The School Garden Share-Site http://www.gardenabcs.com/

School Garden Weekly http://schoolgardenweekly.com/

 

USEFUL WEBSITES FOR HORTICULTURE THERAPY

Horticultural Therapy Institute http://www.htinstitute.org/

American Horticultural Society http://www.ahs.org/

American Horticultural Therapy Association http://ahta.org/

 

USEFUL WEBSITES ON SUSTAINABILITY, FOOD SECURITY, POVERTY AND HUNGER

Food First, Institute for Food and Development Policy http://www.foodfirst.org/

Food Day www.foodday.org

Food Tank, The Food Think Tank http://foodtank.com/

Sustainable Food Trust http://sustainablefoodtrust.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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