Joining a community garden is a great way to connect with your local community, grow fresh food, learn and share skills and spend time outdoors in nature.
Yarra City Council is proud to support a number of community gardens on public land . We do not manage these gardens directly, each garden is managed by a volunteer garden management committee.
If you want to be part of one of Yarra’s existing community gardens you can contact the garden management committee to learn more about how to get involved.
- Collingwood Children’s Farm
- Railway Garden - Princes Hill
- Condell Growers and Sharers
- Rushall Community Garden
Neighbourhood Houses with community gardens
- Burnley Backyard
- Finbar Neighbourhood House
- Balam Balam garden at Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Community gardens on DHHS land
Community gardens on DHHS land are managed by Cultivating Community and tended by the residents.
Please contact Cultivating Community if you live in public housing in Yarra and are interested in joining one of the gardens.
Speak to our Urban Agriculture facilitators for advice by calling 03 9205 5555 or send us an online request.
You can also contact one of the organisations below for more information on community gardens.