Community Garden Profiles

Explore below for more information about some of the community gardens around the city! 
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Brewer Park Community Garden

51 Brewer Way, Ottawa, ON, CA, K1S 5T1

Brewer Park Community Garden is home to one of our most unique features in Ottawa. In addition to 70+ raised beds, they also feature a biodome greenhouse.

Bytowne Urban Gardens

75 Glendale Ave, Ottawa, ON, CA, K1S
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Affectionately known as “BUGs Community Garden,” this garden is home to both allotment-style plots and communal beds.

Centretown Community Garden Project

457 Lisgar St, Ottawa, ON, CA, K1R 5G9

Located right in the heart of the downtown core, this community garden provides a space for community members to grow their own food.

Goldenrod Community Garden

Northwest corner of Goldenrod Driveway and Parkdale Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 0M1

Located on NCC land, the garden contains a mixture of raised beds and accessible raised beds laid out in a grid around water tanks, compost bins and a small shed.

Jo-Jo’s Community Garden

1573 Stittsville Main Street, Stittsville, ON K2S 1P1
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Launched in 2017 by the Kassis family of Jo Jo’s Pizza, this garden design is in the style of a Potager (also known as a kitchen garden). This type of garden is a blend of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and cutting flowers.

Kitiganensag Community Garden

1125 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6

Kitiganensag, Algonquin for “little gardens,” is a community garden located on the Carleton University campus and is run by the Graduate Students’ Association. The garden promotes local, organic food production, education and community building. 

Nanny Goat Hill Community Garden

555 to 575 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa, ON, K1R 5Y9

The Nanny Goat Hill Community Garden is located at the corner of Laurier and Bronson, right in the midst of Centretown Ottawa. The garden started in 2000, and has grown to be home to over one hundred plots.

Nepean Allotment Gardens Association

230 Viewmount Dr, Nepean, ON, K2E 8B6

The Nepean Allotment Gardens Association is home to an expansive number of allotment garden plots both in-ground and raised beds.

Tanglewood Park Community Garden

30 Woodfield Dr, Nepean, ON, K2G 3Y5

Tanglewood Park Community Garden is located behind the Tanglewood Community Centre, and offers both communal and allotment garden plots. 

Belong Ottawa at The Well (City Hall)
110 Laurier Ave. West, Ottawa, ON at City Hall

This is a communal growing space that has been used by community members to learn about growing food. This garden has 4 raised beds which are solely used for communal growing, and not available to rent for household growing opportunities.

321 Main St, Ottawa, ON K1S 1C8

The Children’s Garden is an educational garden demonstrating how food can be grown and enjoyed fresh in Ottawa. Our goal is to connect all people, and especially children, to fresh food and how it is grown, and to be a community hub where people gather.

Mechanicsville Innovation Garden (MIG)

7  Bayview Rd., Ottawa, On, K1Y 2C5

The Mechanicsville Innovation Garden (MIG) is a small, communal garden (with no rented plots), located in the rear courtyard of Bayview Yards tended by MCA volunteers. In 2022, MIG grew approximately 250 litres (L) of produce for the Parkdale Food Centre and local residents. In 2023, MIG had produced approximately 221L of produce for the Parkdale Food Centre and with the apples harvested will easily surpass our 250L. Volunteers also delivered to the John Howard Society (JHS) residents, 2 Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) complexes and the Seniors at St. Vladimirs.  MIG also entered the 88.5 Radio station community garden contest and won $1K dollars in gift certificates to Ritchie Feed & Seed. We purchased some tools and plants and will keep the balance for future years.

Mooney’s Bay Community Garden

729-753 Ridgewood Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1V 6M8

Mooney’s Bay community garden is a small donation-based garden nestled in the parking lot of the Riverside Mall. 

Orleans Children’s Garden

1825 Trim Rd, Orleans, ON, K4B 1H8

This is a communal garden, where families and neighbours get together and learn the skills how to grow food!


Start-up Farm Program

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