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Community Gardens

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

Community Garden with vegetables growing in planter beds.

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. A $5 cancellation fee will be applied to refunds before May 1
  • All gardens must be attended to by May 31, planted by June 15, and have something planted the entire season
  • Renters must have their plots cleaned and cleared by November 15

Community Garden locations

  • Historic Eidem Farm, Noble Parkway and 101st Avenue North
  • Southbrook Park, 62nd and Douglas Drive
  • Lakeland Park, 6901 66th Avenue


$55 per season

Apply for a community garden

Requirements for applicants

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

Priority for accepting applications

Priority for applications are given in this order:

  1. Last year’s renters
  2. Brooklyn Park residents
  3. Non-Brooklyn Park residents

Applicants will be wait-listed on a first-come, first-served basis. On the day that new gardeners (residents) can apply for a community garden, applications will be taken in the following order:

  1. In-person*
  2. Emailed or mailed received prior to or day of

*In-person is the preferred method on resident opening day as residents in line are assigned a number.

2023 Schedule for accepting applications

Date begin accepting Application type
Monday, February 6, 4 p.m. Returning gardeners application deadline
Monday, February 13, 8 a.m. Applications for new gardeners (residents)
Monday, February 20, 8 a.m. Applications for new gardeners (non-residents)
Monday, February 27, 8 a.m. Remaining plots