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, as well as the City's application process in 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, 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 that are appropriate for gardens, garden design, and proper siting on the property.
Waiver of Liability (Individuals and Adopter Group)
Water Meters are available for community gardens! Please fill out the Application for Water Service and submit with your Community Garden application.
Contact: Miaisha Mitchell
Voicemail Phone: 850-629-8665
Application Drop-off: Completed hard copies of the application for the City’s CG Program may be dropped off in the secured drop box at the Dunn Street Youth Farm, 514 Dunn Street, Tallahassee, Florida
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (except federal holidays).