Recipe for a successful community garden? Start with community. Add garden!

The Urban Agriculture Action Team of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions recently held a workshop to develop dynamic community garden leaders for sustainable community garden projects.

Cultivating Community: Growing Your Community Garden was hosted by coalition partner State Fair of Texas in their new Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center inside Fair Park. Urban Agriculture Action Team collaborators Anita Mills of GROW North Texas and  Amanda Vanhoozier, founder of  the blog Just Picked Texas, teamed up to share their expertise on best practices for creating community gardens that last.

See tips for success here: 10 Steps to Start a Community Garden

More learning opportunities organized by the Urban Agriculture Action Team to increase local, sustainable food production are coming this year!

~Wyonella Henderson-Greene, Coalition Coordinator