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Community Garden Policy Approved by Board of Commissioners

At its Oct. 17, 2018 meeting, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board of Commissioners voted to adopt the Minneapolis Parks Community Garden Policy. The policy outlines rules, requirements and processes for community gardening at neighborhood parks in Minneapolis. Review the policy using the link below: MPRB Community Garden Policy Budget and Implementation Also at the Oct. 17 […]

Public hearing for Community Garden Policy scheduled October 3 Garden Policy Draft (Revised 9-13)

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) will hold a public hearing on its proposed Community Garden Policy. The hearing is scheduled for 6:45 pm in the Board Room and MPRB Headquarters, 2117 West River Road. The purpose of the public hearing is to hear public comments on the Community […]

The next Urban Agriculture Activity Plan implementation team meeting is on 8/23

The next Urban Agriculture Activity Plan implementation team meeting will be head at MPRB HQ from 4-5:30pm on 8/23. Discussion at this meeting will focus on how to present the revised community garden policy to the Park Board of Commissioners and recommend that it be adopted. Back to Project Page

Next meeting scheduled June 28 to discuss draft Community Garden Policy

The next Urban Agriculture Implementation Team meeting is scheduled Thursday, June 28, 2018, 4-6 pm at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) headquarters, 2117 West River Road.  At the meeting, criteria for awarding community garden plots will be discussed, along with a number of other equity questions regarding the draft Community Garden Policy. The MPRB is […]

Take new survey on Urban Agriculture programming in Minneapolis Parks

What types of urban agriculture programming would you prefer offered in Minneapolis Parks? Click the link below to take a short survey and share your opinions: Minneapolis Parks Urban Agriculture Survey

Check out the draft Minneapolis Parks Community Garden Policy and comment online!

Draft policy aims to create new community gardens in designated areas within Minneapolis Parks On Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) opened a 45-day public comment period on its draft Community Garden Policy. The draft policy outlines rules, requirements and processes for community gardening at neighborhood parks in Minneapolis. The draft Minneapolis […]

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has a lot happening in Urban Agriculture!

Thanks so the hard work of the Urban Agriculture Activity Plan Implementation Team, a draft community garden policy is now available for a 45 day public review and comment period! Draft Policy [PDF] To provide feedback on draft policy contents, please visit: Community Garden Policy: Public Comment on the Draft Policy Also, on November 29, […]

Implementation Team Meeting

The Urban Agriculture Implementation Team will be meeting on Thursday, February 15 from 4-5:30 pm at MPRB HQ in the 2nd floor Board Room to discuss updates on the community garden policy, open seats on the implementation team, and next steps in implementing the Urban Agriculture Activity Plan! Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Public hearing scheduled Nov. 29 for amendment to Molesting Vegetation ordinance

Modifying ordinance necessary to achieve stated goals of Urban Agriculture Activity Plan The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is hosting a public hearing Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 6:15 pm at MPRB headquarters, 2117 West River Road, on a proposed amendment to Ordinance PB2-2, Molesting Vegetation. Individuals who would like to speak to the Board can […]

Nokomis-Hiawatha Master Plan amended to include new Urban Agriculture Area and Nokomis Athletic Fields design concept

Urban Agriculture Area added east of Lake Hiawatha and new layout approved for Nokomis Athletic Fields On July 19, 2017, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) Commissioners approved two amendments to the Nokomis-Hiawatha Master Plan [PDF]. One amendment creates a designated Urban Agriculture Area on the east side of Lake Hiawatha. Another amendment approved a design […]