Community Gardens

Community Gardens

The demand for locally grown food has increased as consumers have become more aware of the source of their food.  Consumers realize the benefits locally grown food provides.  Accessibility to local food can improve the local economy and lead to healthier food choices for the community. 

Community gardens have emerged as a source of fresh, local food.  The Food and Housing Division supports a local food system that is safe, secure and sustainable.  Below are guidelines to ensure your produce is protected from the garden to the table. 


A community garden is a single piece of land that has been divided into multiple plots for people to grow food. 


Community Garden FAQ

Community Garden Guideline

Alternative Water Use Guidelines

Composting Tips

AWM Registration Application for Organic Farmers

Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures