Our Partner Gardens

Come Grow With Us! builds food-producing farm and hosts a FREE, garden information sharing network in Union County. All community gardens are invited to join!

NJ DEP Volunteer Day

Oct. 27, 2017

Elmora Community Garden

Elizabeth, NJ

BT Mathis Community Garden

Contact: Diane and BT

Mathis Phone: 908-590-6100

Email: btmathis2843@aol.com

Twp. Of Union Community Garden

Contact: Adrienne Kubicz

Phone: 908-347-7736

Email: adriennesflowergarden@yahoo.com

Linden Comm. In Cooperation

Contact: Kishon DuBose Phone: 908-290-3107

Pamela Jones Phone: 908-447-9877

Email: cicpamelajones@comcast.net

 

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden

Contact: Lynn Susan Wurzberger Phone: 908-967-2469

Email: lynnsusanw@comcast.net

 

Elmora Library

Contact: Mary Faith Chmiel Phone: 908-354-6060

Email: mfchmiel@elizapl.org

 

Hillside Victory Garden

Contact: Bettye Hooks Phone: 908-693-0947

Email: jeep5151@aol.com

 

New Providence Community Garden

 

 

Rahway JFK Community Garden

Contact: Deb Stuart Phone: 973-382-9311

Email: dstua74567@aol.com

Roselle Park Community Garden

Contact: James McCrady Phone: 908-623-9013

Email: jmccrady@ucnj.org

Grace Episcopal Church Garden

Contact: Rev. Tim Moore Phone: 973-214-0055

Email: tmoore12@comcast.net

Richmond Towers

Contact: Darryl Phone: 908-405-0548

Email: sharynjordan23@yahoo.com

Rahway Gateway YMCA

Contact: Althea Liewellen Phone: 908-720-4330

Email: altheal746@gmail.com

Reeves-Reed

Contact: Althea Liewellen Phone: 908-720-4330

Email: altheal746@gmail.com

Linden Dill Ave. Community Garden

Contact: Deacon Ezra Brown Phone: 908-230-9354

Email: delaware61@aol.com

Come Grow With Us! Partner Garden Requirements:

  • To attend a 2 hour “Season Opener” meeting prior to the start of the season
  • Two head gardeners must be identified per location
  • A dedicated area for a raised bed garden
  • An existing water source, or plans to create one
  • To ONLY use organic compost and insecticide.
  • Must display a CGWU Partner Garden sign (supplied)
  • Weigh produce and maintain a daily log as picked (scale provided)
  • Gardens must submit annual harvest log with total garden weight and donation weight

 

Come Grow With US! Offers Partner Gardens the following partner support:

  • Soil testing via Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County
  • Garden design and plot planning
  • Non-GMO seeds and organically grown transplants
  • Organic fertilizers (as available)
  • Disease and pest management support
  • Ongoing garden support
  • Continuing Educational Instruction through Farm & Garden Adventures held (for up to 20 participants)