Community Garden/Jardín Comunitario

Call 262-741-4963 to request a plot!

Community gardens provide common ground for people to grow plants, build strong communities, and provide the space needed for a garden.  Some benefits of gardening include raising fresh produce and saving money, learning new gardening skills, getting exercise, and unwinding.

Los jardines comunitarios ofrecen un espacio para que las personas puedan sembrar sus propias plantas y construir comunidades mas fuertes. Algunos de los beneficios de trabajar en su jardín incluyen: tener acceso a verduras frescas, ahorrar dinero, aprender las habilidades cosechar, estar activos físicamente y tener un espacio para relajarse.

2023 Rental Fees / 2023 Precio de Renta:

10’ x 20’           $20.00 1 plot available
20’ x 20’          $30.00 2 plots available
20’ x 30’          $40.00 sold out
Raised Bed/Espacio Elevado  $10.00 – Available

Scholarships are available upon request/Hay becas disponibles según la necesidad

Our Goals/Nuestras metas:

Improve scope of family vegetable production, consumption, and access.

Mejorar el alcance de la producción y acceso a las verduras.

Expand access of fresh foods for limited-income residents.

Mejorar acceso a verduras frescas para familias de bajos recursos.

Provide educational programming for youth and adults to increase productivity of gardens, and to enhance awareness of the nutritional benefits of fresh vegetables.

Ofrecer programas educativos para jóvenes y adultos para aumentar el uso del jardín y
para aumentar el conocimiento de las ventajas alimenticias de las verduras frescas.

Donate part of our harvest to local food pantries.

Donar parte de la cosecha a las despensas de alimentos en la comunidad.

Provide a venue for outdoors activity for families and individuals with the added advantage of reaping the benefits of fresh vegetables to enhance health.

Proveer una forma de tener actividades fuera de casa para las familias e individuos, con
la ventaja de tener verduras frescas para mejorar la salud.

Create an area of demonstration gardens for hands-on community horticulture programs.

Crear un área de demostración para los jardineros donde se enseñará y practicará con
personas encargadas de programas de cultivo.

Provide garden space for people that may have limited outdoor space.

Proporcionar un espacio para la gente que no tiene acceso a los jardines.

Establish a respectful and friendly gardening atmosphere!

Establecer una atmósfera que cultiva el respeto y que crea amistades.

Learn about Common Vegetable Pests and Diseases that could be affecting your garden.

Walworth County Food Pantries… Accepting Fresh Garden Produce!

Do you have a zillion zucchini? Tons of tomatoes? More squash than your family can eat? If so, please consider donating your excess produce to local food pantries, where it will be given to families in need. These families will appreciate the extra fruits and vegetables more than you know, and will benefit from the fresh, nutritious food! This list provides information on food pantries that accept fresh produce. If you have questions, please call the phone number listed for each pantry.

Darien United Methodist Church
15 Park Street, Darien, WI
Mon 5:30-6:30
Accepts produce at any time, by appointment-please call first. Has refrigerator space for large quantities of produce.
St Andrew’s Catholic Church/Delavan Human Concerns
714 Walworth Ave, Delavan WI
Sat 9-10:30
Accepts produce Sat mornings. Prefer before pantry opens—please bring between 6:30 and 8:30 AM. Some refrigerator space available.
East Troy Food Pantry
2861 Austin St, East Troy
Tues 7:30-11:00, Thurs 2:30-4:30
Accepts produce when pantry is open. Prefers early in the morning. Only has refrigerator space for small quantities.
Elkhorn Food Pantry
14 West Geneva Street, Elkhorn
Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00 to 11:00
Accepts produce whenever it is available. Please bring during pantry hours. Some refrigerator space available.
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
United Methodist Church
518 Booth Street, Genoa City
Thurs-9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or by appt
Lake Geneva Food Pantry
1st Congregational United Church of Christ
715 Wisconsin, Lake Geneva
Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00-11:30
Accepts produce when pantry is open. Would prefer that it be brought on Mon or Wed, as it is hard to keep fresh over the weekend-limited refrigerator space.
Mount Zion Christian Church
2330 Hwy 120, Lake Geneva
Sat- 9 – 11 a.m.
Accepts produce anytime, has refrigerator space available. Volunteers bag food 2-3 days in advance for distribution, so please consider this when donating produce.
WC Resource Center
205 E Commerce St, Elkhorn
Wed 1:00-5:00, Sat 10:00-2:00
Accepts produce during pantry hours.  Refrigerator space available for large quantities.
Corner Stone Church
1553 Church Street, Lyons
Call for appointment only, 262-763-7559
Accepts produce, please call to arrange drop off. Refrigerator space available.
Sharon Food Pantry
St. Catherine’s Catholic Church
125 Pearl St, Sharon
Sat 8:30-10:30
Accepts produce on Saturdays while pantry is open.
Big Foot Emergency Food Pantry
Immanuel United Church of Christ
11 Fremont St, Walworth
Friday 2:00-4:00, Sat 9:00-11:00
Accepts produce, please bring to church office Mon-Thurs between 9:00-12:00.  Refrigerator space available.
Chapel on the Hill
N2440 Ara Glenn Drive, Williams Bay
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Accepts produce in small quantities, limited refrigerator space available. Accepts produce that does not need refrigeration (e.g. winter squash) in larger quantities.
Whitewater Food Pantry
City Armory, 2nd Floor
146 E. North Street, Whitewater
Wed and Thurs, 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Accepts produce when pantry is open. Can accept large quantities—lots of refrigerator and freezer space.

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