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South Florida Community Gardens

Listed from north to south.
Community gardens in black type are open now; those in grey type are in the planning stages or temporarily closed.
In addition, your city may have a local garden club.


Vero Beach Area/Indian River County Community Gardens

Fellsmere: Fellsmere Community Farm Project 10 plots (20′ x 20′) Located at the southeast corner of Massachusetts and Willow Streets. 229 South Willow Street; Fellsmere, FL 32948. $30 per year. Contact Sara Savage at 772.413.1784


Stuart Area/Martin County Community Gardens

Palm City: Shadowood Farm Privately–run community garden. Open seasonally from October to May. Located 2.2 miles west of the Stuart Turnpike entrance on Highway 714, one driveway west of Ed Miller and Son Nursery. 6220 SW Martin Highway; Palm City, FL 34990-5401. Monthly rental rates starting at $25. Contact Bob or Sarah Fenton at 772.781.5777. Facebook Local Harvest shadowoodfarm.com 


West Palm Beach Area/Palm Beach County Community Gardens

Jupiter: El Sol’s Sunshine Organic Community Garden 20 plots (8′X 12′). Located on the north lawn of the El Sol property. $10–30 per year plot rental fee. 106 Military Trail; Jupiter, FL 33458. Contact Alyssa Wood at 561.745.9860, ext. 4300 elsolsunshinegarden.tumblr.com

Jupiter: Abacoa Community Garden 28 plots (individual and communal, with excess donated to charity). At LifeSong Community Church, to the right as enter the church property. 1022 West Community Drive; Jupiter, FL 33458. $65 per year plot rental fee. Contact Celeste Hanna via email. Facebook abacoa.com

Palm Beach Gardens: Community Garden at the Borland Center Communal gardening with produce sold at local farmer’s markets to help the poor. Located in the west field of the Borland Center at the Palm Beach Community Church. 4901 PGA Boulevard; Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418. Contact Lynette at 561.346.5567. pbcc.cc

Lake Park: Seeds of Hope Community Garden Located 1 block south of Park Avenue, a few blocks east of Dixie Highway. 725 Foresteria Drive; Lake Park, FL 33403. $4-20 monthly rental fee. Contact Erin T. Flaherty at 561.252.7179. Facebook lakeparkcdc.com

West Palm Beach: The Village Greens Community Garden Communal raised bed gardening. In the field east of Mark Plating. Located approximately at 441 25th Street; West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Contact Mayra Morrison, Garden Coordinator at 561.906.2583 or via email. Facebook northwoodvillagegreens.org

West Palm Beach: Poinciana Spirit Community Garden 20 plots (4′X 8′). Located at the Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, just east of the church. $35 per year. 1003 Allendale Road; West Palm Beach, FL 33405. Contact Heidi German at 561.706.5162. Facebook holyspiritwpb.org

Lake Worth: Gray Mockingbird Garden Gardeners donate 10–15% of their produce to feed local hungry people. Located on the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple under the water tower, in the southeast corner of 22nd Avenue North and “D” Street. 2000 North “D” Street; Lake Worth, FL 33460. Contact Brian at 561.246.0148. Facebook graymockingbird.com

Delray Beach: Cason Community Garden at Cason United Methodist Church 33 plots. $50-75 per year plot rental fee; members are asked to donate at least 10% of their produce to Delray’s Caring Kitchen. 342 North Swinton Avenue; Delray Beach, FL 33444. Contact Candy Evens via email or Lori Robbins via email. Facebook Local Harvest

Delray Beach: Swinton Community Garden 30 plots. Also communal gardens for a local soup kitchen. Located just north of the intersection of Atlantic & Swinton Avenues. 30 North Swinton Avenue; Delray Beach, FL 33444. $35 per year plot rental fee. Contact Michiko via email. Facebook

Delray Beach: Southwest Community Garden Open to the community for planting, harvesting, or otherwise helping. No fee. 119 SW 7th Avenue; Delray Beach, FL 33444. Contact Michael Stephens at 561.306.0086 or via email or Bobby Thomas at 561.396.3092. Facebook

Delray Beach: Sow Share’s Frog Alley Community Garden 20 plots, plus communal areas. $40 per year plot rental fee or work exchange. 228 SW 4th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444. Contact Pablo del Real at 561.901.3467 or via email. sowshare.ning.com

Boca Raton: Pearl City Community Garden 10 plots. On 11th Street between Dixie & Federal Highways, across the street from the Macedonia Africa Methodist Church. Located approximately at 113 NE 11th Street; Boca Raton, FL 33432. Members are asked to donate some of their produce to Boca Raton Helping Hands or someone in need. Contact Elisabeth Hoffman at 561.395.8566.

Boca Raton Community Garden 97 plots. 101 NW 4th Street; Boca Raton, FL 33432. $50–100 per year plot rental fee. Gardeners donate at least 10% of what they grow to Boca Raton Helping Hands. Contact the Junior League of Boca Raton at 561.620.2553. Facebook bocaratoncommunitygarden.com


Fort Lauderdale Area/Broward County Community Gardens

Deerfield Beach: Need to Feed Deerfield Beach Garden Volunteer gardeners grow food for the Gateway Community Outreach food bank. Also, cooking classes from a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef. Located in the 50” x 50” fenced in area behind the Youth Automotive Training Center. 399 SW 3rd Avenue; Deerfield Beach, FL 33441. 954.8495194 theneedtofeedinc.org

Pompano Beach: The Fruitful Field Community Garden and Food Forest 22 plots, food pantry slots & school project gardening areas. 100 NE 44th Street; Pompano Beach, FL 33064. Contact Flavio via email. Facebook Yelp thefruitfulfield.org

Pompano Beach: Need to Feed Pompano Garden Volunteer gardeners grow food to distribute to local food pantries for those who might otherwise go without fresh produce. Also, cooking classes from a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef. On the southwest corner of the intersection of NE 3rd Avenue and NE 2nd Street; directly across from the Christ Church Day Care Center. 210 NE 3rd Street; Pompano Beach, FL 33060. 954.8495194 theneedtofeedinc.org

Pompano Beach: The Pompano Beach CRA is starting up a community garden. Contact Heather Tribou at 954.786.7866 Facebook

Coral Springs: Rotary Community Garden of Coral Springs 40 plots. At the sportsplex, near the Dr. Steven Paul Dog Park. 2575 Sportsplex Drive; Coral Springs, FL 33065. $32 per year plot rental fee. Call 754.200.1788 or contact via email. Facebook cscomgarden.wordpress.com

North Lauderdale Community Garden 18 plots (6′ x 10′). Located at SW 7th Street and Rock Island Road, across the street from City Hall. 700 SW 71st Avenue; North Lauderdale, FL 33068. $20 per year plot rental fee. Contact Andrew Disbury at 954.724.7069 nlauderdale.org

Lauderdale Lakes: Community Garden of Lauderdale Lakes 46 plots (5′x 10′). Located near the intersection of State Road 7 (441) and NW 36th Street, across the street from Vincent Torres Memorial Park. 4200 Northwest 36th Street; Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319. $20 per year plot rental fee; $10 annual membership fee. Contact Beverly Williams at 954.850.8242 or via email. Facebook

Fort Lauderdale: South Middle River Community Garden 15 plots. At the Church of the Intercession Episcopal. 501 NW 17th Street; Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311. Contact JoAnn Smith via email or Steve Kantner via email. intercessionfl.org

Fort Lauderdale: Flagler Village Community Garden Garden is planned; here’s the current status. 425 NE 3rd Avenue; Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Contact Kate Sheffield via email. Facebook flaglergarden.org

Fort Lauderdale: Marando Farms Community Garden 16 plots (twelve 10′ x 10′ & four 5′ x 10′ raised beds) with irrigation. At Marando Farms. Located 2 blocks south of Davie Boulevard, 1 block west of Andrews Avenue, adjoining the railroad tracks. 1401 SW 1st Avenue; Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. 954.294.2331 Facebook Local Harvest marandofarms.com

Dania Beach: Dania Beach PATCH Community Garden Communal gardening: work on a communal garden and share in what is produced. At the intersection of NW 12th Avenue & NW 1st Street across the street and just down from the Emanuel Temple. 1201 NW 1st Street; Dania Beach, FL 33004. Contact Teina Phillips at 954.561.9681, ext. 1325 Facebook

Davie: Town of Davie Community Garden Community garden with raised beds is starting up in Robbins Park. 4005 Hiatus Road; Davie, FL 33330. $30 per year. Contact Matthew Mlodzinski at 954.797.1163 davie-fl.gov

Pembroke Pines Community Garden 24 plots with irrigation. Located off of Hiatus Road at the end of Washington Street. 10100 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026. $15-$35 per year plot rental fee. Contact Richard Devaux at 954.447.1702 or via email.

Hollywood: Highland Gardens Community Garden Group and individual plots in a “create your own” model. 125 gardeners. $2 annual fee. 2316 Adams Street, Hollywood, FL 33020. Facebook Contact Maria Jackson at 786.357.2197.

Miramar: Miramar Community Garden Communal gardening: work on a communal garden and share in what is produced. At Fairway Park. 3700 Largo Drive; Miramar, FL 33023. Contact the City’s coordinator, Elsi Rose 954.602.3270. ci.miramar.fl.us Facebook


Miami Area/Miami–Dade County Community Gardens

North Miami: Heroes Unite Garden 12 plots. Located in the Enchanted Forest/Elaine Gordon Park. 1725 NE 135th Street; Miami, FL 33167. Contact Alice Billman at 305.981.7780 heroesunite.org

Surfside: Surfside Urban Gardeners Community Garden 12 plots. Located in the northwest corner of 89th Street and Dickens Avenue. Approximately 8900 Dickens Avenue; Surfside, FL 33154. $15 membership fee to join Surfside Urban Gardeners; $25 per year whole plot rental fee; $15 per year half plot. Currently on a waiting list for available plots. Contact Dayana via email. Facebook

Miami Beach: North Beach Community Garden 60 plots. In Parkview Island Park. 7350 Dickens Avenue; Miami Beach, FL 33141. $5 per year along with 6 community service hours. Contact the City’s coordinator, Rhonda Gracie at 305.673.7000 x6311 Facebook groups.google.com

Little River: Earth-N-Us Communal gardening: work on a communal garden and share in what is produced. 7630 NE 1st Avenue; Miami, FL 33138. Contact Ray at 786.202.1433 Facebook earthnusfarm.org

Upper Eastside: Copper’s Landing Community Garden 14 plots (raised beds of various sizes). Located one half block east of Biscayne Boulevard on the north side. 531 NE 63rd Street; Miami, FL 33138. No gardening costs. Contact Michael Courtney at 786.487.3895 or via email. Facebook

Buena Vista: R.Y.P.E. Community Garden Community garden starting up in Buena Vista. 135 NE 46th Street; Miami, FL 33137. Contact via email. Facebook

Miami Beach: Pine Tree Park Community Garden 78 plots. In Pinetree Park directly in front of the parking lot (somewhat hidden by trees). 4401 Pinetree Drive; Miami Beach, FL 33140. Contact the City’s coordinator, Rhonda Gracie at 305.673.7000 x6311 or Tobi via email.

Miami Beach: Joseph Villari Victory Garden 50 plots. 226 Collins Avenue; Miami Beach, FL 33139. Contact the City’s coordinator, Rhonda Gracie at 305.673.7000 x6311 Facebook

Sweetwater: Organic Garden at FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus Communal gardening; gardeners take home 50% of the produce and donate 50% to be sold at the campus farmers’ market. Located between the nature preserve and the baseball stadium. 11200 SW 8th Street; Miami, Florida 33199. Contact Brian Tome at 786.797.4541, Miles Medina at 305.510.7560 or the Agroecology program office at 305.348.0186. Facebook

Cutler Bay: Cutler Ridge Park Community Garden 32 plots. At Culter Ridge Park. 10100 SW 200th Street; Culter Bay, FL 33189. Contact the City’s coordinator, Fred Bobson at 305.238.4166 Facebook allovetree.org


Florida Keys/Monroe County Community Gardens (1)

Key West: Glee Community Garden 35 family plots, 7 school plots and a large communal section. Located behind the May Sands School in the southeast corner of Leon and Seminary Streets. Approximately 1401-1/2 Seminary Street; Key West, FL 33040. Contact Jody Smith Williams via email. Facebook communitygardenkeywest.com

If you know of others, let us know.


for the links

Florida Organic Growers

Healthy Food Club

Food for Kids’ Health

Real Milk

Ft. Lauderdale Condo


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