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On April 25, the Province amended emergency orders to permit the use of community gardens. Community garden members should contact their coordinator for information specific to their local garden. 

The City values community gardens as a means to improving the health and well-being of our neighbourhoods and increasing the sustainability of our beautiful city.  An annual fund supports the development of new community gardens and the enhancement/maintenance of existing ones.

The Kingston Community Garden Network was established by the City of Kingston in collaboration with partner groups to support the creation of new community gardens on public or private lands, and to assist with the retention of existing community gardens in the city.  Our current network of community gardens includes space for allotment plots (your own personal garden plot), tasting gardens, donation gardens, and training gardens. The network runs a series of gardening workshops and organizes an annual Community Garden Celebration. An annual fund supports the development of new community gardens and the enhancement/maintenance of existing ones.

Join a community garden – or start a new one!

For information about joining an existing community garden, or starting a new one, contact:

Ayla Fenton
Kingston Community Gardens Network Coordinator

Community Gardens

  • Calvin Park Community Garden – 200 Norman Rogers Dr.
  • Elmwood Community Garden – 36 Elmwood St.
  • Friendship Park Community Garden – Chestnut St & Carlisle St.
  • Lakeside Community Garden –Front Rd & Days Rd.
  • MacLean Park Community Garden – Gore Rd & Dagleish Ave.
  • MacLean Trail Community Garden – MacLean trail off Gore Rd.
  • Oak Street Community Garden – greenspace at Oak & Victoria St.
  • Queen’s West Campus Community Garden – West Campus
  • Ongwanada Community Garden – 114 Wright Cres.
  • Sunnyside Community Garden – MacDonnell & Brock St.
  • Wolfe Island Community Garden – Centre Street, Marysville
  • An Clachan Community Garden – 47 Van Order Dr.
  • CFB Kingston Community Garden – 32 Lundy’s Ln.
  • Addictions & Mental Health Services Garden – 31 Lyons St.
  • Bellevue House Garden – 35 Centre St.
  • Compton Park Garden – Compton Park/Helen St.
  • Community Harvest Garden – 463 Elliot Ave.
  • Extend-A-Family Community Garden – 361 Montreal St.
  • John Howard Society Community Garden – 771 Montreal St.
  • Kingston Community Health Centres Garden – 263 Weller Ave.
  • Kingston Co-Op Homes Garden – 1338 Princess St.
  • Queen’s AMS Garden – 218 Barrie St.
  • Salvation Army Community Garden – 342 Patrick St.
  • Sydenham Street United Church Garden – 82 Sydenham St.
  • Town Homes Community Garden – 610 Montreal St.

Gardens of Interest

  • Barriefield Rock Garden – Hwy 2 & Hwy 5
  • Hospice Kingston Walk at City Park – northeast corner of City Park
  • Joseph Dominik Sensory Garden – Ongwanada Centre at 191 Portsmouth Dr.
  • Paterson Park Garden – Roden Park
  • Pollinator Garden – 303 York St.
  • Utilities Kingston Water Conservation Garden

GROW Project School Gardens

Loving Spoonful's school-garden based GROW Project teaches 890 students at 21 Kingston and area schools about good food, community, collaboration, and environmental stewardship.

Participating Schools (2019/2020)

  • Amherstview P.S.
  • Bath P.S.
  • Bayridge P.S.
  • Cataraqui Woods P.S.
  • Centennial P.S.
  • Enterprise P.S.
  • Granite Ridge E.C.
  • J.G. Simcoe P.S.
  • J.R. Henderson P.S.
  • Lord Strathcona P.S.
  • Molly Brant E.S.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes C.S.
  • R.G. Sinclair P.S.
  • Rideau P.S.
  • Rideau Heights P.S.
  • Selby P.S.
  • Sir John A. Macdonald P.S.
  • Southview P.S.
  • St. Francis of Assisi C.S.
  • Truedell P.S.
  • Welborne Avenue P.S.

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Gardener in a local community garden

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