Greater Dane County

Cottage Grove
229 North Main Street, Cottage Grove.
This community garden is located on the grounds of Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church and offers 40 garden plots. For more information or to register for a plot, contact Preston Baker at

DeForest Community Garden
Libertyland Park, parking available on Constitution Lane.
The garden was installed in 2013. It offers 36 plots, 12 of which are designated organic. The plots are 20’x20’ with access to water and tool shed. Rental of a plot is $25 per season and requires a $50 deposit. Plots are open from May 1 to the last Sunday in October of the same year. There is a DeForest resident preferential window until March 6, after that plots are assigned on a first come, first serve basis. New gardeners can visit the garden’s website or contact Reese MacAskill at

Fitchburg: All Saints Lutheran Church Community Garden
On the grounds of All Saints Lutheran Church at 2951 Chapel Valley Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711, this garden offers a mix of till and no till garden  plots. Plots are approximately 220 sq. ft. (11′ x 20′). Donations accepted. For more information or to register for a plot, contact

Fitchburg: Swan Creek Park
5175 E. Cheryl Pkway, Fitchburgh, WI
This garden was just installed in 2018! There are a total of 14 in ground plots: 8 plots are 10’x10′ and 6 plots are 10’x20′. In addition to the in ground plots, there are a limited number of straw bale raised plots available.  Priority will go to Swan Creek neighborhood residents, other city of Fitchburg residents, then non-City residents. For more information or to register for a plot, please contact Wade Thompson at or (608) 270-4258.

5800 block of Anthony Street, between the United Church of Christ and The Homestead apartment complex, McFarland.
Multiple opportunities are available to McFarland residents at this new and expanding garden, including 46 individual plots, 5 adaptive raised beds, a centralized “Youth Garden Playground” hosted by the McFarland Sparks 4-H, and a School Garden plot for the McFarland School District. The garden also includes a large community pumpkin patch and edible fruit and herb gardens, that are open and available to all. Visit our website for registration options, more information, and to contact us. New gardeners can visit the garden’s website or contact Katie Glenny Syoen at

Middleton: Bock
Located on Highland Way and Cedar Ridge Road in Middleton.
All gardens are organic; garden rental preference is given to Middleton residents.  This garden includes plot rental gardens, a new fruit orchard as well as a food pantry garden.  For plot availability information contact the Garden Registrar at:

Middleton: Middleton Hills
High Road and Apprentice Place.
This garden provides 50 garden plots for residents of Middleton Hills. For more information or to register for a community garden plot, contact Becky Ryan at or (608) 203-6429.

Middleton: Middleton Outreach Ministries (MOM) Food Pantry and Community Garden
Located on Evergreen road adjacent to 2500 Pleasant View Road 

The garden is approximately ¼ acre. 20’x20′ garden plots are available at no cost to those who are clients of the Middleton Outreach Ministry Food Pantry. Mulch, compost, tools, and many seeds and plants are available for all gardeners. There are two weekly work sessions for volunteers to work on the garden.  For more information, or to register for a garden plot, contact the registrar, Dan Johnson, at (608) 836-1638.

Middleton: Terra Grower Farm

Located approximately 1 mile north of Middleton on Pheasant Branch Road.
Terra Grower Farm is a 100-year old family farm  The owners would like to offer garden plots to interested community gardeners. The garden is a no chemical/no pesticide gardening space. For more information contact Elliott Long at (608) 237-1343.

Monona: Monona United Methodist Church
606 Nichols Road in Monona.
This church-based garden serves as a small community garden as well as a food pantry garden. For more information, or to register for a community garden plot, contact Karelyn Hopkins at or (608) 577-3185.

Monona: Pheasant Hill
5700 Pheasant Hill Road in Monona.
This church-based community garden has 29 plots dedicated to community gardening as well as food pantry gardening. For more information or to register for a community garden plot, contact or (608) 225-6088.

Mt. Horeb Area Community Garden
1101 E. Spellman St, Mt. Horeb, WI
There are 26 20’x20′ fenced plots and some are shared (10’x20′). There is an all garden composting area and an edible perennial landscape with asparagus, rhubarb, herb spiral, elderberries and other nut and fruit bushes. Our garden shed holds tools to borrow and we have a once a month newsletter called the “Leaflet”. For more information, contact

103 N. Alpine Parkway, Oregon.
This community garden is located on the grounds of Peoples United Methodist Church and offers 16 garden plots. For more information or to register for a garden plot, contact Barb Feeney at or (608) 843-2272.

River Valley Area Community Garden
900 N. Westmor St, Spring Green
This community garden has 23 20′ x 20′ plots. These plots are open to the public and can be divided into half or quarter plots depending on the needs of gardeners. The orchard has a strawberry bed, berry patch, and fruit trees for the benefit of gardeners. A prairie garden in the middle of the Gardens benefits pollinators and features plants native to the prairie of the river valley. A perennial bed of a variety of species greets visitors . This garden is open to the public. For more information or to register for a plot, contact Rose Ellen Schneider

Stoughton: Stoughton United Methodist Church
525 Lincoln Avenue, Stoughton.Website
This organic community garden is located on the grounds of Stoughton United Methodist Church at 525 Lincoln Avenue. For more information or to register for a garden plot, contact John Ramstad, or (608) 201-6869.

Stoughton: Lowell Park Community Garden
308 W. Milwaukee St., in Lowell Park.
Visit the garden’s Facebook page.
This community garden space offers residents of Stoughton 60 garden plots 15’x20’ in size. Plots are tilled at the beginning of each season and water is accessible through hoses spread out throughout the garden. Plot fees are $35/year. For more information or to register for a garden plot, please contact Dan Glynn at or (608) 873-6746.

Sun Prairie
Located on Linnerud Drive, between the Library and Aquatic Center, Sun Prairie.
This community garden has 143 18′ x 24′ garden plots available to rent by City of Sun Prairie residents. Access to water, garden tools, raspberries, rhubarb and free flower plots are available to garden members. Please contact Tom Kinney at 608-837-4968 or for more information.

Sun Prairie: Good Shephard Episcopal Church Community Garden

3416 Swansee Rd, Sun Prairie, WI 53590, Corner of Highway C and Highway 19.
This is a raised bed garden open to members of the Sun Prairie, WI community and managed by the church.  Wood framed raised beds are 24” tall. Eight Half Beds (4×8) 32 sq. ft. and 10 Full Beds (6×12) 72sq.ft are available for rent. Renters may grow produce for home use or food pantry donation.
For more information contact Amy Dunlop at (217) 649-6580; , or Leave a message at the church (608) 837-3308.

Sun Prairie: Smith’s Crossing Community Garden
2481 Jenny Wren Trail, off of exit #100 (Woodman’s) from Hwy 151.
Smith’s Crossing Community Garden’s Facebook Page
Smith’s Crossing Community Garden is a unique raised-bed community garden founded in 2013. We currently have 18 raised beds and a large field for future expansion. Half of our garden is cultivated for the Sunshine Place Food Pantry in Sun Prairie. Interested new gardeners can contact for more information. Plots Available.

Verona: Badger Prairie Community Garden
2585 Old PB, Verona, WI 53593
This garden started in 2014 features approximately 90 plots 20×20 feet or smaller. For general questions, contact and for registration questions, contact Garden mailing address is P.O. Box 930193 Verona, WI 53593.

Wisconsin Heights Community Garden
West Hudson Street, Mazomanie
Wisconsin Heights Community Garden is located on 813 West Hudson St in Mazomanie. It has 16 20’x20′ plots and 8 – 12 10′ x 20′ plots. A 1600ft2 – 2400ft2 food pantry garden is also here. 10 fruit trees will be installed in 2017 along with several communal raised bed gardens. To register please call or text (608) 960-9424.

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