There are many community gardens located throughout Orange County. Many of them rent out plots so people can grow some of their own food. Many of them also produce food to be donated to local food banks, food pantries, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Gleaning Program .
The Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers provide support to six community gardens throughout the county. In 2020, these community gardens:
Click here to learn more about becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer.
If you are interested in becoming involved in a community garden, find one near you!
Location: 6 Old Dominion Road, Blooming Grove, NY 10914
Cost: $25 per plot
Contact: Joseph Sciortino / (845) 774-9993 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: 13 Poplar Street, Greenwood Lake, NY 10925
This is a combination members only shared garden with an open public space for perennials, workshops and festivals.
Cost: $35 per share
Contact: Chad Pilieri / email@example.com
Location: 36-42 Woods Place, Middletown
Cost: $30 for 4 ft x 16 ft plot OR $15 for 4 ft x 8 ft plot
Contact: Adrienne Berkman / (845) 551-9983
Location: David Moore Heights Apartment Complex (off of Genung Street)
Cost: $25 for 4 ft x 16 ft plot OR $15 for residents of David More Heights or Summitfield
Contact: Jackie Hale / (845) 343-1168 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Benedict Park Rte 17K (one mile west of the village of Montgomery, NY)
Cost: $25 for 20 ft x 20 ft plot
Contact: Richard Phelps / email@example.com
Location: Newburgh Armory Unity Center,321 South William Street,Newburgh, NY 12550
Cost: $20 for 4 ft x 10 ft plot / $40 for 4 ft x 40 ft plot
Contact: Lisa Rittweger / (845) 978-8845 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Warwick Valley Community Center, 11 Hamilton Avenue, Warwick, NY 10990
There are no individual plots. All members work together to plant, maintain, and harvest the entire garden.
Cost: $35 per year (includes garden and orchard)
Contact: Jack McDevitt / email@example.com and Geoff Howard / firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated November 16, 2021