Community Gardens

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The City of Peterborough and Peterborough County have over 45 community gardens. Our gardens are overseen by Nourish, a local not-for profit that provides innovative programs for eating, cooking, growing, and raising awareness about the importance of good food.

Nourish can help connect you to land and gardens in your area and create conditions for gardeners and communities to flourish. Contact Nourish today for more information 705-743-3526 extension 115.

Why build a community garden?

Community gardens are a great addition to any community. They help to:

  • Increase access to fresh foods
  • Help improve food security
  • Increase physical activity through garden maintenance activities
  • Improve healthy eating through education
  • Increase fruit and vegetable intake
  • Reduce risk of obesity
  • Improve mental health and promote relaxation

Visit Nourish today to find the closest community garden to you.