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EcoSmart Community Gardens

This WCOT video on EcoSmart community gardens focuses on how Tallahassee is converting vacant lots and portions of public parks into gardens and the City’s application process for starting a garden. This presentation follows community organizers, planners, commissioners, and local leaders. It features the Frenchtown Garden on 4th Ave., the Betton Hills Community Garden, the Southwood Community Garden, and the Wesson Center Garden.

How To Start a Community Garden


TFN is available to assist you and your neighbors in establishing a community garden!

Please review the City of Tallahassee’s application materials listed below (for the County’s program, please see the link above). TFN Staff is available to discuss potential city-owned properties in your neighborhood appropriate for gardens, garden design, and proper siting on the property.



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