Resources

Local Organizations


Sugartree Ministries - website for the Wilmington area ministry, kitchen, and coffee house.

Clinton County Community Action Program - a local, private, non-profit corporation funded largely by grants obtained from Federal and State sources. The primary goal of Community Action is to help reduce poverty in Clinton County. This is accomplished with a variety of different programs and services that are designed to produce jobs and help ones in need.


Gardening Help 


GFGH Garden Garden Guide - Check out the GFGH Garden Guide online and get the same great information that our Community and Backyard Gardeners get every week.  
The Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati - official website for the non-profit horticultural resource  in Cincinnati that manages many community garden sites and host regular gardening workshops. 
Ohio State University Extension - Clinton County - Home of the Master Gardener's extension office. They will be able to answer any of your gardening queries. 
American Community Garden Association - a research tool from the American Community Garden Association that locates local community gardens by name or location.
Organic Gardening - a list of printed resources that have been published on the subject of organic gardening and organic farming.
Four Season Growing - describes various techniques and provides valuable information for maximizing gardening potential on a year-round basis.
Compost News - a New York Times site that provides news and resources for compost related material.
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service - Leading research on organic growing and sustainable farming. 
OhioLine- A full range of gardening resources from the Ohio State University
Invasive.Org- A full listing with information on identification and treatment for invasive plant and animal species
Buckeye Yard & Garden- Monitor gardening trends across the State of Ohio   

SNAP Resources


SNAP Gardens - an organization dedicated to assisting in promoting the use of SNAP benefits for gardening.  
Recipe Finder - a United States Department of Agriculture tool that contains a searchable database of healthy recipes.

Local Food


Local Harvest - a website resource to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainable grown food in your areas.
Edible Magazine-Ohio Valley Edition - explore the local food culture of the Ohio Valley with the online edition of Edible - Ohio Valley.
Food Talks on TED -useful video resources on the subject of food.

Food Policy Issues


Hunger in America - statistics and resources from Feeding America concerning the problem of hunger in America..
Food Policy Action - highlights the importance of food policy and promotes policies that support healthy diets, reduce hunger at home and abroad, improve food access and affordability, uphold the rights and dignity of food and farm workers, increase transparency, improve public health, reduce the risk of food-borne illness, support local and regional food systems, treat farm animals humanely and reduce the environmental impact of farming and food production.
International Food Policy Research Institute -seeks sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty. IFPRI is one of 15 centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), an alliance of 64 governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations.
National Young Farmers Coalition - a group of young and sustainable farmers organizing for collective success: defining the issues that beginning farmers face, fighting for the policy change, and bringing farmers together in person and online to learn, share and build a stronger community. NYFC is farmer-led, a partnership between young farmers and innovative beginning farmer service providers, and is fiscally sponsored by the Open Space Institute, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association -a grassroots coalition of farmers, backyard gardeners, consumers, retailers, educators, researchers, and others who share a desire to build a healthy food system that brings prosperity to family farmers, meets the growing consumer demand for local food, creates economic opportunities for our rural communities, and safeguards the environment.
Top Food Securtiy Blogs -a list of resource blogs devoted to combating issues surrounding food security at home and abroad