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USDA Takes People’s Garden Initiative to Gardens Nationwide

PRESS RELEASE: USDA (September 2022) – USDA Opens People’s Garden Initiative to Gardens NationwideUSDA is expanding its People’s Garden Initiative to include eligible gardens nationwide.  School gardens, community gardens, urban farms, and small-scale agriculture projects in rural, suburban and urban areas can be recognized as a “People’s Garden” if they register on the USDA website and meet criteria including benefitting the community, working collaboratively, incorporating conservation practices and educating the public. Affiliate People’s Garden locations will be indicated on a map on the USDA website, featured in USDA communications, and provided with a People’s Garden sign. To learn more about signing up for the People’s Garden, view our video: