About the Garden
The Barrington Community Garden is a volunteer‐run, organic garden for Barrington Residents only.
The Garden seeks to provide a warm, inviting place that offers Barrington residents 5' x 20' plots for organic gardening, promotes and serves as a hub for relevant community activities, and builds community.
Plots at the Barrington Community Garden are leased to Barrington residents on an annual basis for a small fee. Signups are held at the garden during opening weekend in the spring.
In just a few years, thanks to the help of many, we have been able to:
We have a 5-year-plan as a guideline, but as gardens evolve, so will the plan, and we wholeheartedly encourage your involvement. We welcome folks with ideas, brains, passion, muscles, and/or knowledge of organic gardening, fundraising, and a desire to build community.
Being part of the garden is a great way to meet new people, learn new skills, and get immersed in your community. Get involved.
Above: A throwback to the early years of the garden when we had no water, no fencing, no shed, but a lot of fun!
2020 registration forms & info to download
Important information when you lease a plot
Care and upkeep of common areas, which include the pathways, herb beds, raspberry bushes, and shed, is required of all lessees. When you sign up for a plot, you agree to: