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The City of Portland – Department of Public Services oversees four community garden sites containing 118 garden plots. Individual plots are available for seasonal gardening. Each garden site contains a garden shed, basic tools, compost is supplied yearly.

Contact - Cultivating Community
Phone: 207-761-4769 (207-761-GROW)
Fax: 207-541-4769 (207-541-GROW)

Community Garden Locations 

1) Clark Street Garden
The Clark Street Garden is a small neighborhood garden located off Danforth Street in Portland’s West End neighborhood. Clark Street garden contains 8 plots.

2) North Street Garden
The North Street Garden is located on the Eastern Promenade across from the East End School on Munjoy Hill neighborhood. North Street Garden was expanded by 16 plots in 2008 for a total of 50 plots. The East End School – Educational Garden is located adjacent to North Street Gardens.

3) Payson Park Garden
The Payson Park Garden is located in Payson Park between Baxter Boulevard and Front Street. Payson Park Garden contains 31 plots.

4) Valley Street Garden
The Valley Street Garden is located on Valley Street, near D Street, below the Western Promenade. The garden is next to the Valley Street dog park across from METRO. The garden contains 43 plots. 

Additional Community (non-city administrated) Gardens in Portland:

Bayside Community Garden - Bayside Neighborhood Organization

Boyd Street Garden - Cultivating Community

Brentwood Street Garden - Deering Center Neighborhood Organization

Peaks Island Garden - Peaks Island Gardens

Riverton Garden - Riverton Neighborhood Organization

Community Garden Locations Map