Community Garden Day

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

More about Community Garden Day: This day recognizes the contributions of community gardeners to the health, vitality and livability of their communities, and also serves as an opportunity to spread awareness about the Multiple Benefits of Community Gardens to the public. More about Community Gardening in MN is available in the most recent Snapshot of Community Gardening in MN, published by Gardening Matters.
All community gardens in Minnesota are invited to participate!

How can your garden participate? Plan a fun event in your community garden on September 19th, and invite your friends, neighbors, local businesses, politicians... Be creative! In the past, gardens have held potlucks, hosted live bands, plays, tomato tastings and more. Gardeners and community members plan the events, and Gardening Matters helps publicize.

If you'd like to host an event on September 19th and join in this great big community gardening party, we need to hear from you by July 31stUse this online form submit your garden's event details to Gardening Matters!

Gardening Matters will also be working with public officials who will officially declare September 19, 2015 Community Garden Day. Stay tuned for a list of City and County proclamations recognizing the day and the efforts of thousands of gardeners across the state to make their communities more beautiful, livable, and vital!
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