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Community gardens

If you are not able to grow your own vegetables at home, joining a community garden is an excellent way for you to benefit from locally grown food.

But community gardens are not just places to grow healthy vegetables. Studies show that community gardens also promote community building, reduce crime, and more.

Vancouver has over 75 community gardens, located in city parks, in school yards, on private property – and even one on the grounds of City Hall.

Map of community gardens

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Find a community garden in the list

None of the community gardens in Vancouver are run or overseen by City staff. They are all administered by local community groups.

To get a plot in a garden near you, locate the garden you are interested in joining from the list below, and then contact them directly.

Wait lists

Unfortunately, there are many more people interested in garden plots than there is space available. You may need to add your name to a waiting list.

Gardens in City parks

Gardens on City land

Gardens on non-City land (churches, schools, hospitals, and co-ops)

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

Outside Vancouver:
604-873-7000

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Contact us about community gardens

If you have questions about community gardens in Vancouver, get in touch:

communitygardens@
vancouver.ca

 

Start a community garden or orchard

Learn how to start your urban agriculture project in a park, on City-owned land, or on private property.

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Last modified: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:54:27

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