Workshops & Events
From practical gardening workshops to educational experiences, we are always rolling out new events and workshops for every skill level and in every season. Browse our classes below or browse our Facebook Page for updated news and events.
Check out 50+ videos on our YouTube Agriculture Workshop playlist
Hunger Impacts Us All
1 in 5 Missourians are hungry. Learn more about the state of food insecurity in Missouri and what SCG is doing about it by watching the Missouri Humanities video "Won't You Feed My Neighbor" on YouTube.
View our 2018 replicability report and academic research that supports our vision and mission:
Pathways to Outreach & Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged + Veteran Farmers and Ranchers in Rural and Urban Greene and Webster, SMO Counties.
Resources to Start a Community Garden
Some of our favorite resources to help you start a community garden of your own, plus SCG forms for Springfield locals looking to get involved.
- University of Missouri Gardening Toolkit - downloadable packet and step-by-step info
- Keys to creating lovable community gardens
- New Garden Application PDF
- Garden Leader Application PDF
Build a food hub in your community
The following academic resources are helpful for creating your own local food movement:
- Contributing to food security in urban areas, SpringerLink
- The mineral depletion of foods available to us as a nation, National Library of Medicine
- The Biodiversity Paradigm: Building Resilience for Human and Environmental Health, National Library of Medicine
- How do small farms contribute to food and nutrition security?, Science Direct
USDA Community Gardening
The USDA provides a wealth of information and guidance. Check out the links below or explore the full USDA Community Gardening hub.