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.
If you'd like to lease a plot in 2020, complete the contact form and we will send you information early Spring.
For your reference, the forms for 2019 are below. They are worth looking at so you can see what the garden is about, plus review the community hours required in the care and upkeep of common areas. (Basically 4 hours of community work over the course of the season, plus weeding and mulching the north and east pathways lining your pathway.)
2019 registration forms & info to download
Use & Lease Agreement
Season closing procedures & info
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: