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Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) believes recreation is for everyone. We know that the price of programs and activities prevents some community members from being able to participate.
All plots are offered on a sliding scale. We offer up to 75% assistance to gardeners based on household size and incomes. Plot fees are for the garden season which runs November 1 - October 31 each year.
Gardening resources to support you in your garden plot.
Interested in volunteering with the community garden program? Learn how to participate in upcoming volunteer opportunities.
Portland's community gardens are vibrant spaces that reflect the diversity of the neighborhoods in which they are located. As a member of the community, each gardener shall follow the garden policies that layout best practices for gardening in a shared space on public land.
See a map of all Portland Parks & Recreation community gardens.
Brought to life through community vision, the Native Gathering Garden at Cully Park is a catalyst for strengthening our relationships with plants while healing places.
A grassroots effort in which community gardeners harness their ability to produce food to address hunger in the local community.
Submitting a request form adds your name to the waitlist for your selected garden(s). We assign plots each year February to June, as space is available. If there are no available plots in your preferred garden(s), your name will stay on the waitlist for the next year.
As part of our program policies all gardeners must contribute and log a minimum of 6 hours per year in service to your community garden. Three hours must be completed by June 30, and a total of 6 hours must be completed by October 31.
Registered gardeners who want to make changes to the location or size of their plot must submit a Transfer Request Form. Transfers are determined by plot availability and program seniority. The deadline to submit a request is December 1. Transfers are processed in December and January each year.