More Resources


For anyone interested in delving deeper into gardening….

A Garden in My Apartment

How to build your own three plant hydroponic farm

Kitchen Gardeners International — a nonprofit community of over 30,000 people who are growing some of our own food and helping others to do the same.

Growing Power — Providing safe, affordable and healthy foods to communities since 1993.

Permaculture Research Institute — PRI tackles the complex challenges faced by our society today by practical, hands-on, permaculture solutions in our cold climate region.

American Community Garden Association — The Mission of the American Community Gardening Association is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.

Gardening Matters — Gardening Matters envisions a just, diverse and sustainable local food system where home and community gardens build stronger communities for the future.

Guide to Home Composting

Composting and Mulching

Building Your Own Composting Bin

Micro Eco-Farming Movement — Farming from backyard to small acreage as a stream of income.

Organic Consumers Association — Article about benefits of organic farming.

Hartley Nature Center — Bringing natural history, stewardship and sustainability to Duluth, Minn.

Whole Foods Co-op — Consumer-owned cooperative that supports, invests and partners to create a healthy community.

University of Minnesota Extension — Creating a stronger Minnesota through education and research.

U of M Department of Horticultural Science — Gardening questions and resources on soil testing, tree questions, or insect questions.

St. Louis County Extension Service Office — Connecting community needs and University resources to address critical issues in St. Louis County.

Local Foods Partnership — A one-stop shop to connect University and Community resources to strengthen local food economies.

Minnesota State Horticultural Society — Resources for gardeners.

Northern Gardening — A resource for gardeners in cold climates.

Duluth Garden Flower Society — Cultivating the natural beauty of the Duluth area since 1928.

Duluth Farmer“s Market — Source for locally grown food.