About the Roosevelt Community Garden
The Roosevelt Community Garden provides community members with an affordable opportunity to grow their own organic produce. The garden is also used as a learning center where students are taught about the connection between agriculture and a healthy lifestyle.
Sizes and Fees:
Large 4’ x 20’ Garden Plot – $40 per year
4’ x 6’ Garden Section – $25
Small 3’ x 5’ Garden Plot – $15
Payment can be made online or by contacting the Land Alliance at 516-922-1028. Once your application and signed waiver are received, we will contact you to confirm your rental for the current season.
Growing Season – Garden plots are distributed on an annual basis on a first-come, first-served basis. Rentals must be renewed annually, starting in February. The garden is accessible to garden members from April to November, from sunrise to sunset.
Types of Plots:
Individual Plots – Available for individuals/organizations who are interested in securing a single plot of their own. We have two sizes available – 4′ x 20′ or 3′ x 5′.
Children’s Plots – Available for children, under supervision, to learn how to grow their own food and social skills.
Special Need Plots – The garden is accessible and inclusive to people of all ages, skill levels and physical abilities.
Community Plots – Planted, harvested and maintained by the volunteers.
Benefits of having a garden in your community
• Produce fresh, healthy food
• Beautifies our neighborhood reduces crime and creates a sense of community
• Stimulates social interaction, connects people with nature and provides volunteer opportunities for youth
• Promotes sustainable gardening practices which will help protect the natural environment and groundwater