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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’ by 20’.
  • City provides plot and water access, gardeners are responsible for tilling, planting, weeding, etc.
  • 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.

Garden locations

Eidem Homestead, Noble Parkway and 101st Avenue North

Southbrook Park, 62nd and Douglas Drive


$50 per 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)

Schedule for accepting applications

Date begin accepting Application type 
Tuesday, February 14, 9 a.m. In-person resident applications
Thursday, February 16 Mail-in resident applications
Tuesday, March 8, 9 a.m. In-person non-resident applications
Thursday, March 10 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

September through May office hours

Sunday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

June through August office 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, activities and holidays.


Phone and email

Mark Palm
Email Mark Palm

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