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Whether you live in an apartment or condominium or have a yard that just won't support plantings, our Community Garden program provides a wonderful opportunity to let your garden grow!
 
 
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY GARDEN?

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Parks and Recreation has individual pieces of land, called community gardens, across the city that are cultivated collectively by a group of people primarily for the purpose of growing flowers and vegetables. These community gardens provide a unique but valuable recreational activity that contribute to the health and well-being of a community and that can provide a wide range of environmental, social and educational benefits. 
 

 

 

GARDENS IN OUR PARKS

Community gardens bring positive activity to the parks. They provide a forum for neighbors to join together and forge strong community bonds. They are a source of fresh, affordable, local produce - some of which is donated to the community and used in our nutritional cooking programs. Gardens are also a fantastic learning tool for children. Most kids have a natural love of gardening, and their enthusiasm often spills over into the school subjects that may be related to the garden (i.e. math, science etc.).