Community Garden Pilot Project

Sign up to participate in our 2023 pilot program at Veterans Park! Garden plots will be available from early May to mid-October. Preference will be given to those living in high-density housing without current access to gardening space. A few accessible, raised-table garden beds will also be available (update: they have been assigned). Plot rental is $45 for the 2023 season. Due to limited space, only Richfield residents are allowed to apply. You can register online (email, over the phone (612-861-9385), or in person at the Community Center.

¡Regístrese para participar en nuestro programa piloto 2023 en Veterans Park! Habrá parcelas de jardín disponibles desde principios de mayo hasta mediados de octubre. Se dará preferencia a quienes vivan en departamentos u otras viviendas de alta densidad sin acceso actual al espacio de jardinería. También
estarán disponibles algunas camas de jardín con mesas elevadas accesibles a silla de ruedas. El costo de alquiler es de $45 para la temporada 2023. Debido al espacio limitado, solo los residentes de Richfield pueden presentar su solicitud. Puedes registrarse en línea, por teléfono (612-861-9385), o en persona en el Centro Comunitario.

  • Applicants living in multi-unit housing without access to gardening space will be prioritized for the plots.
  • There are two plot sizes - make sure to indicate your preference.
  • Please review the community garden rules.
  • The location of the garden plots is shown on this map.
2023 Timeline
Early May: Gardens open 
June 1st: Deadline for plots to be planted otherwise forfeited to waitlist
October 23: End of the growing season; Deadline for all materials to be removed from plots

Other information:
  • There are not bathrooms at the garden. The nearest portable bathrooms are by the pavilion and bandshell. During open hours, there are bathrooms at the Mini-golf building or the Ice Arena.
  • Water is provided on site for the gardens; the tanks are filled by city staff.