In the Community…
If you don’t have enough of your own space at home to garden, or want to lend a hand to the many gardens around the county, check out these gardens.
City of Gainesville Gardens: The city-owned but volunteer run gardens are listed here. If you are interested in starting your own the city will assist you in the process.
Gainesville Area Public Edibles Map: You can add your own known garden hotspots to this interactive Google Map showing public edibles in our community!
UF Organic Gardens: (you don’t have to be a student)
SW 23rd Terrace (1/4 mile south of Archer Road)
Fee-15$/6 months, includes tool, etc.
UF Ethnoecology Gardens: (you don’t have to be student)
UF Student Agricultural Gardens: (near the bathouse at UF)
Highlands Prebyterian Community Gardens:
1001 NE 16th Ave
Downtown Farmers Garden: In the heart of downtown Gainesville, a great example of lawn to food. Check out their blog, too.
Porters Community Farm located near downtown in the Porters neighborhood. A working farm with room for community members to garden as well.
Check out this interactive map of public edibles in the Gaiensville area, put together by our friends at the Edible Plant Project.
i like organic gardening because it ensures that you have a food source that is not contaminated with dangerous chemicals. –
My own blog