Kansas City Community Gardens offers 9 locations throughout the Kansas City area to rent garden space. Whether you are dealing with a shady backyard, an apartment, or a rental house or you just need more room to grow, a community garden rental plot can solve these problems. Each of our garden sites has a diverse group of gardeners with varying levels of gardening skills and knowledge.
You must be a member of KCCG to rent a garden plot. Plots are rented annually and prices vary depending on membership type and type of garden space rented. Garden rental plots fill up fast and often have waiting lists.
Eastwood Hills Community Garden 8100 Ozark Road, KCMO 64129
The site where Kansas City’s municipal jail once stood is now home to a thriving community garden, thanks to a partnership with the City of KCMO. This garden is easily accessed from I-435 with an amazing view of Arrowhead Stadium. This garden is fenced in with 80 ground plots and 44 raised beds.
Freeway Park Community Garden 1402 Indiana, KCMO 64127
Freeway Park, operated in partnership with KCMO Parks and Recreation, is located conveniently off I-70 and Truman Road. This is one of our largest gardens and is fenced and easily accessible. Choose from 78 ground plots and 20 raised beds (more raised beds will be available this season).
Ivanhoe/Richardson Community Garden 3515 Park, KCMO 64109
Located in the heart of urban KCMO, this garden is located on the grounds of Richardson Early Learning Center. This garden, operated in partnership with KC Public Schools, is fenced and includes an orchard with cherry, apple, and pear trees. This garden has 42 ground plots and 26 raised beds
Kauffman Legacy Park Community Garden and Orchard 4750 Troost Ave., KCMO 64110
Located near the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center and the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, complete with 63 raised garden beds and a community orchard. You can’t beat the scenic view of Brush Creek and the Country Club Plaza. This garden is not fenced.
Northrup Park Community Garden 10th and Grandview Blvd., KCK 66101
Located blocks from the heart of downtown Kansas City, Kansas, the Northrup Park Community Garden is operated in partnership with Wyandotte County Parks and Rec land and the Latino Health for All Coalition. This garden has 25 ground plots and 24 raised beds and is fenced and has young fruit trees planted around the perimeter.
Prospect Community Garden 5008 Prospect, KCMO 64130
The Prospect Community Gardens is located just off Prospect and Swope Parkway and operated in partnership with Community Builders of Kansas City. This raised bed garden is fenced and includes a small orchard with fruit trees, berry plants and 61 raised beds.
Research Medical Center Community Garden 2316 E. Meyer, KCMO 64132
Located on the grounds of Research Medical Center, promotes healthy eating and physical activity and offers a calming space for patients to view through their windows. This garden has 47 raised beds and is not fenced.
Swope Park Community Garden 6917 Kensington, KCMO 64132
Located near the Kansas City Zoo, Lakeside Nature Center, and the new KC Pet Project, this community garden site is also home to KCCG’s offices and the Beanstalk Children’s Garden. This fenced garden is located on KCMO Parks and Recreation land with 62 ground plots and 55 raised beds.
Jersey Creek Community Garden 11th Street and Parallel Parkway KCK 66104
The Jersey Creek Garden is located at the corner of 11th and Parallel within Heathwood Park, which offers off-street parking, ball fields, and a splash park. The garden is fenced and is close to public transportation stops. This site also has a small, young orchard planted in 2020. The Jersey Creek Garden is a collaboration with the Latino Health for All Coalition, NBC Development & the Unified Government Parks and Recreation Department. This garden has 14 ground plots and 10 raised beds.
For more information call 816-931-3877 or visit our Swope Park office 6917 Kensington Ave, KCMO 64132 or at our website kccg.org