URBAN GARDENS

Since its inception, Parkway Partners’ Community Gardens Program has offered support to over a hundred community gardens, urban farms, and orchards.

 

The sites are as distinct and unique as the people who use them. Each serves New Orleans in its own way, whether it’s fighting food insecurity at a neighborhood level, removing pollutants from a blighted lot through soil bioremediation, inspiring kids through gardening-based education, or simply holding space for neighbors to gather and grow together. 

 

Support for existing gardens, farms and orchards varies by site but can include:

 

  • Use of tool lending library

  • Vegetable, herb and flower seeds via our Seed Libraries

  • Volunteer Placements

  • Promotion of garden events/needs via e-mail lists & social media

  • Connections to suppliers

  • Liability insurance

  • Access to a network of over 700 growers

To volunteer in a garden, or for other questions, please e-mail info@parkwaypartnersnola.org or call 504.620.2224.

Want to adopt a plot at one of our community gardens?

 

Please search our map and list of gardens for the ones nearest to your home. 

 

Contact us at info@parkwaypartnersnola.org and we will direct you to the Lead Gardeners of the one(s) you are interested in joining.  They can advise you if there is an available plot or a waiting list.

 

See a map of all our urban gardens.

 

Do you want to start a garden? View our Garden Guide.

 

View other Garden Resources.

 

Check out our Growing Schedule and plant the right crop at the right time!

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