A Guide to Victory Gardens - Provided by GardenWalk Cleveland
During the world wars of the 20th century, the US government promoted Victory Gardens as a way to reduce food shortages. Gardens were grown on apartment rooftops, in community green spaces and at private residences as a way create additional food resources during a world-wide crisis. Gardening is not only an activity that promotes social distancing, it has also been shown to reduce stress and improves emotional well-being. Download this Victory Garden Resource Guide to help you get started.
Lakewood Earth and Food Community is dedicated to the development of a more sustainable, healthful and economically viable community through environmentally responsible actions producing broad access to fresh, local foods, knowledge and culture. We work toward this mission through managing community garden plots throughout Lakewood, and hosting a weekly farmers market.
OSU Extension - College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Ohio State University Extension brings the knowledge of the university directly to you. The Extension system is the world’s largest non-formal educational system. Extension programs address the needs of the local community while also addressing state, national, and global issues. The practical educational programs combine the needs of local citizens and communities with new research and technical information.
Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District
Over the years, the Cuyahoga SWCD has provided assistance to address many aspects of natural resource conservation. The Cuyahoga SWCD has focused on setting priorities and carrying out programs based on local conditions and needs. Cuyahoga SWCD is unique in providing services that focus on the soil-water connection!