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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


$55 per season

Applying for a community garden

All 2021 Community Garden Plots have been reserved. To be placed on the waitlist please stop by the Community Activity Center at 5600 85th Ave. N. Being on the waitlist does not guarantee gardening space for 2021.

Requirements for applicants

  • A copy of a photo ID 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.

2021 Schedule for accepting applications

Date begin accepting Application type
Tuesday, February 2, 4 p.m. Returning gardeners application deadline
Tuesday, February 9, 9 a.m. All applications for residents
Tuesday, March 2, 9 a.m. In-person and mail-in applications for non-residents
Thursday, April 1 Registered gardeners applications for a second plot processed