Social Good Gardening

Gardeners search for ways to give back

Implications - Both novice and veteran gardeners are expressing an interest in giving back to their community. Whether they're partaking in urban gardening initiatives, community-wide projects or smaller-scale, at-home measures, gardeners recognize the benefits of the practice and wish to share the wealth. On a broader scale, this shift reflects a desire on the part of eco-conscious consumers to educate others through actionable, results-based methods.
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Warm Top 5 Examples: 38,016 Total Clicks Jan 15 - Apr 15
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Smart Modular Microfarms - These Connected Greenhouse Create Rooftop Gardens in Urban Areas
SCORE: 7.6
Viral 31,465 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 15
Smart Modular Microfarms
These Connected Greenhouse Create Rooftop Gardens in Urban Areas
City dwellers know finding green space can be a challenge, which is why so many urbanites turn to cultivating rooftop gardens. These smart modular greenhouses from Cityblooms sit at the cross-... [More]
Fruitful Rooftop Gardens - Cloud 9 is an Exciting New Philadelphia Urban Farming Initiative
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 1,704 Clicks Pub: Apr 10, 15
Fruitful Rooftop Gardens
Cloud 9 is an Exciting New Philadelphia Urban Farming Initiative
Cloud 9 is a Philadelphia urban farming initiative transforming rooftops into bountiful produce gardens. The non-profit organization was launched in 2012 and aims to continue expanding across the... [More]
Wildflower Seed Bombs - Seedles' Colorful Seed Balls Aim to Revive the Bee Population
SCORE: 4.8
Mild 2,721 Clicks Pub: Jan 14, 15
Wildflower Seed Bombs
Seedles' Colorful Seed Balls Aim to Revive the Bee Population
Inspired by seed bombs and the guerrilla gardening movement, Seedles aims to save the bee population. With colorful seeds that will eventually grow into a range of wildflowers, Seedles has launched... [More]
Empowering Food Projects - The Campus Kitchen Uses Gardens to Educate Kids on Food Waste and Hunger
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 1,377 Clicks Pub: Apr 13, 15
Empowering Food Projects
The Campus Kitchen Uses Gardens to Educate Kids on Food Waste and Hunger
Sowing Seeds for Healthy Kids is a new education curriculum from The Campus Kitchen organization that uses gardens as the teaching point to inform students about issues in their own households,... [More]
Produce-Sharing Communities - AmpleHarvest.org Lets Gardeners Give to Their Neighbors in Need
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 749 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 15
Produce-Sharing Communities
AmpleHarvest.org Lets Gardeners Give to Their Neighbors in Need
AmpleHarvest.org is a community for gardeners looking to make a difference. As is written on its website, “More than 42 million Americans grow fruit, vegetables herbs and nuts in home gardens&#... [More]