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Community Gardens

Community garden plot in Brooklyn Park

Grow your own vegetables and flowers while cultivating a sense of community! 

General information

  • Garden plots are 20’ X 20’ in size.
  • One plot per household. A second plot may be requested at the time of initial registration but will not be assigned or paid for until after April 6, depending on availability.
  • No refunds after May 1.
  • All gardens must be attended to by May 31, planted by June 10, and have something planted the entire season.

Requirements for applicants

  • A copy of a photo ID with corresponding address
  • Full payment
  • Signed rules contract
  • Signed application form

Applying for a community garden

Application forms, maps and rules at the Recreation and Parks office at 5600 85th Ave N.

Download the community garden application, maps and rules (PDF)

Garden location Cost
Eidem Homestead
Noble Parkway and 101st Avenue North
$50 per season
Southbrook Park
62nd and Douglas Drive
$50 per season


Schedule for accepting application

Date begin accepting Application type 
Tuesday, February 17, 9 a.m. In-person resident applications
Thursday, February 19 Mail-in resident applications
Tuesday, March 3, 9 a.m. In-person non-resident applications
Thursday, March 5 Mail-in non-resident applications


Contact us

Community Activity Center (Recreation and Parks Department)

5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center

Summer hours

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, closed unless we have a scheduled event or activity
Hours may vary based on events and activities.

Phone and email

Mark Palm
Email Mark Palm

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