About Us

Located at 3601 Lincoln St., the Waite Park Community Garden is a thriving community of 71 gardeners and their neighborhood partners working together for a successful growing season on land generously provided by the Soo Line of The Canadian Pacific Railroad.

  • Organic raised-bed plots are a size-able 12’x12′ allowing gardeners to grow diverse crops like berries, herbs, flowers and vegetables
  • Lovely perennial gardens beautify the grounds
  • Metered city water service and several compost bins ensure optimum growing conditions
  • A habitat for leaf cutting mason bees serve as garden pollinators
  • A new multi-purpose shed offers storage and the possibility of a food-service counter, a lending library and a food-shelf collection site
  • The garden hosts a variety of events throughout the season including member socials, a Community Garden Day Stroll and a community wide plant-exchange


  • If you’re interested in obtaining a plot for the 2019 growing season as a new gardener, please attend registration event TBD at the Waite Park Recreation Center, 1810 34th Ave NE, Minneapolis. (Directions)
  • Returning Gardener Registration Deadline: TBD at Waite Park Recreation Center.
  • $25 annual fee
  • 10-hours of service to the garden – anything from helping to maintain the grounds to serving in a leadership role
  • Garden plots are allocated on a first-come / first served basis in this order – Waite Park neighborhood residents, Minneapolis residents, and then residents of any other suburbs or city
  • For more information, please contact us at wpccngmember@gmail.com or on Facebook

1-hour garden orientation is mandatory for everyone in 2019. Orientation will take place at Waite Park Recreation Center (Directions). Dates are:

  • TBD.