Read more about our Basic Infrastructure Initiative here.

How DUG supports

our gardens

  • Cultivates community-driven garden leadership, including volunteer gardener leader recruitment and placement
  • Provides garden maintenance support
  • Provides fiscal management of garden accounts (when requested)
  • Provides liability insurance coverage for gardens and serve as liaison between gardens and city officials, agencies and water providers
  • Establishes working relations with garden property owner agencies and negotiate and maintain garden site use agreements
  • Coordinates volunteer groups and supervise large maintenance and improvement projects
  • Mediates inter-community gardener conflicts as requested
  • Organizes peer-to-peer networking and learning events for gardeners and garden leaders

Interested in joining a DUG garden?

Learn more about our gardens and how to join