Northampton Community Garden


Please send us suggestions about good sites you visit related to gardening, seasons, recipes, etc.

UMass Amherst Center for Food, Agriculture and the Environment
Do you have a question on a home garden topic? Check out the links below for fact sheets, services, and additional resources for home gardeners.

CISA Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture
Includes Valley Bounty, CISA’s weekly Daily Hampshire Gazette column which highlights a locally grown item each week, and Upcoming Events for the community and farmers.

Grow Food Northampton!
Dedicated to promoting food security by advancing sustainable agriculture in the Northampton, Massachusetts area.

NOFA MASS Northeast Organic Farming Association
The Massachusetts chapter welcomes everyone who cares about food, where it comes from and how it’s grown.

Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association
Provides volunteer services to the general public, including an e-mail hotline to answer your gardening questions; soil testing, and presentations to civic and gardening groups.

Maintains a list of invasive plant species in Massachusetts, including a pictorial guide to common species.

Abundance Farm
Abundance Farm offers earth-based, community building experiences that integrate Jewish tradition, regenerative agriculture, and food justice.

Happy Valley Locavore
Original recipes and ideas for eating local food in Western Massachusetts.

Valley Food Swap
A community for sharing homegrown and homemade food in the Pioneer Valley.

The Locavore Way
Amy Cotler is a local culinary professional and farm to table advocate, who speaks, teaches, writes and consults about the pleasures of local farm-fresh food.

Plant encyclopedia.

The National Gardening Association
Lots of different areas for information, inexpensive to join, membership has good benefits, one being free on-line courses.

P. Allen Smith
Information on a wide variety of plants, recipes and projects. He also has a television show Saturday mornings.