Community Garden Plots

Garden Plot Package

Community garden plots are offered at the Main Property in West St. Paul and Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove. The garden package includes an approximately 15′ x 15′ plot, water, use of tools, and compost as a soil amendment. Gardens are open daylight hours throughout the season, closing in October.

Plots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis—registration closes in mid-May or when sold out. If you previously rented a garden plot, you may request the same plot for the following year, but we cannot guarantee we can accommodate your request. Renters will be emailed when plots are assigned and ready to start planting.

Fill out the minors permission form if you plan on having youth under the age 18 join you onsite.

2022 Season

Gardens closed October 16, 2022. Registration for next season opens in January 2023—check back here!

2022 Gardener Sessions

Main Property in West St. Paul

1701 Charlton Street

Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove

8946 70th Street S

Gardener Orientation Session
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Learn Organic Gardening Practices
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Gardener Orientation Session
Thursday, April 14th, 2022

Learn Organic Gardening Practices
Thursday, April 21st, 2022


Email or call Don, Farm Director, at 651-789-5285.

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