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Tender Heart Gardens

Tender Heart Gardens began as a queer and trans growing collective, founded in 2017. They currently grow on a 1/3 acre lot in the Urbandale floodplain, leased from the Ingham County Land Bank. Their garden managers, Morgan Doherty and Ana Wolken, are supported by many LGBTQA+ community members who provide seasonal volunteer labor. They are More

First Presbyterian Community Garden

Founded in 2021, their vision is to create a public garden that will provide an aesthetically pleasing, welcoming environment to encourage community understanding and communication, increase community health and well-being, and provide an accessible location for individual meditation as well as for gardeners and visitors of all ages to work together and share mutual interests. More

Capital City Senior Apartments Garden

The raised beds at this property are for residents of Lansing Housing Commission. Residents at scattered sites may request use of a bed, or exchange labor for fresh produce.  If interested, please send a request to the contact person. More

Unitarian Universalist Community Garden

Founded in 2019, the UU Community Garden was created to serve refugees who are enrolled in ESL classes taught at the church by the Refugee Development Center, as well as other refugees who live in the area. UU church members are also welcome to garden. When space allows, we also serve other neighborhood residents. More

Lake O’ The Hills Community Garden

Nestled along the shore of the Lake O’ The Hills in Haslett, this community garden was established in 2017. It provides 4×8 raised beds for residents of the nearby apartments and condos that are members of the homeowner’s association. The purpose of the Lake O’ the Hills Community Garden is to provide another amenity to More

Somerset Apartments

Somerset residents have a space of their own to grow in raised beds maintained by Somerset Apartments. More

Roots Community Garden

Plots available to the general public.  Roots Community Garden is a beautiful, nine-acre garden space located on the Der Happy Hollow property in Mason that includes gardeners from a large cross-section of countries and experiences. Some African growers grow sustenance crops like long-season corn, winter squash, dry beans and cabbage. First established as an incubator More

Robinson Memorial Garden

A garden tucked in the woods with plenty of space to grow your own veggies and help with a donation plot. The Robinson Memorial Garden grows food for low-income families and provides an opportunity for fellowship among community members. More

Hill Community Garden

Plots available to the general public. A beautiful, large garden space located next door to the Southside Community Center. This diverse and productive garden was developed by members of the local refugee community. Garden Project appreciates the partnership with the South Lansing Community Development Association, Sodexo Magic and the Lansing School District to support this More

Coleman Community Garden

The Coleman Community Garden provides access to healthy, locally grown foods to residents of the community, particularly low-income households and seniors. More

Olivet Baptist Garden

The Karen Baptist Church established this garden for refugees from Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). The Karen are dedicated gardeners that grow their native vegetables, spicy peppers and herbs, and some American ones too. More