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Associations & Organizations
Advocates for Urban Agriculture
Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) is a coalition of organizations and individuals interested in learning about, networking and advocating for urban agriculture in the Chicago area. Site features projects, activities, information, resources, and opportunities in urban agriculture.
American Community Gardening Association
The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a bi-national nonprofit membership organization of professionals, volunteers and supporters of community greening in urban and rural communities whose mission is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.
Illinois Center for Urban Agricultural Education
The Center's goal is to create greater awareness of the diverse career opportunities related to agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences within urban communities and beyond, by drawing upon the specialized knowledge of its expert contributors through educational programming, career counseling, mentoring, and exposure to Illinois’ agricultural industries.
Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture & Food Security (RUAF)
The RUAF Foundation is an international network of seven regional resource centres and one global resource centre on Urban Agriculture and Food Security that provides training, technical support and policy advice to local and national governments, producer organizations, NGO's and other local stakeholders.