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Community Garden

GROW WITH US

The Community Garden serves our city with an abundance of seeds, workshops, mentorship, and community events to give growers opportunities to cultivate their own produce, support local food systems, and build a network of friends and collaborators.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

  • Annual Fee: $135 / row
  • Suggested Weekly Commitment:  4 – 9 hrs / week
  • Volunteer Contribution: 15 hrs / season

YOUR AMENITIES

  • 150 sq ft garden row
  • Access to a variety of hand tools
  • Routine irrigation for rows
  • Soil-building components such as manure
  • Free seeds and discounts on plant starts
  • Trellis, tomato cages, and other equipment
  • Hay for mulching

You also receive a Rio Grande Community Farm Membership that includes:

  • Free classes
  • Farm sticker
  • Newsletter subscription
  • 15% discount on all merchandise
  • Early-bird discount on events
  • Membership cards for all the growers in your group

SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK "ROW RESERVATION" BUTTON TO APPLY.

INDIGENOUS URBAN GROWER - COMMUNITY GARDEN SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. February 15, 2024. Award notifications will be sent Feb 20, 2024. Scholarship award period runs Feb 20 to Dec. 31, 2024.

Rio Grande Community Farm’s Indigenous Urban Growers Scholarships are awarded to Native American growers in-need who are living in urban Albuquerque, New Mexico and are seeking farmland for growing in a sustainable and pesticide-free manner in a diverse community environment.

This scholarship is made possible by donations from our Rio Grande Community Farm Member Diane Marshall.

Eligibility:
Native Americans living within urban Albuquerque, New Mexico who can invest four to nine hours per week on their garden row, are willing to use sustainable (ie: traditional, regenerative, organic, biodynamic, permaculture) growing methods, and can contribute 15 hours per season in volunteer activities for the Farm.

SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK "INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIP" BUTTON TO APPLY.

RIO GRANDE COMMUNITY FARM

A land-based 501(c)3 social profit organization