Community gardens helping to feed the poor and elderly

Community gardens bring neighborhoods together - and provide fresh produce for those in need.

Body and soul: Franciscan garden plots feed faith and community

Catholic Telegraph article

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The Garden is host to over 85 gardeners. Many are recent immigrants and refugees from Bhutan and Nepal.

Gardeners rent space for a nominal fee and work together on community plots that provide produce for donation.

The garden donates approximately 1,000 pounds of produce each year to local non-profits.

What We Do

Plot applications are accepted after the official end of the season in mid November with plot assignments being made in late February of the following spring.

To apply for a plot or to volunteer, contact Marci Peebles at:

Community Garden

WKRC-Cincinnati story
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WCPO-Cincinnati story
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​​​Who We Serve

Join The Garden

Making use of the large green space next to St Clare Convent, Franciscan Ministries offers growing space for community gardeners.
The Garden not only provides individuals a place to cultivate vegetables and flowers, but also gives back to the community through donations of produce.