Backstretch Community Garden Club

Backstretch Community Garden Club
Posted on 05/22/2020
Students' building containers The Backstretch Community Garden Club Applications are open! 

The purpose of the Backstretch Community Garden Club is to strengthen the community through shared gardening experiences, providing learning opportunities for students, grow produce for food donations, while maintaining assigned and community growing spaces located on the property. 

Applications for 2020 garden plots (approx. 4’x4’ and 4’x8’) can be made using the Application Form. The cost for a garden plots is $15 for a 4’x4’ plot or $30 for a 4’x8’ plot. Scholarships for a % of the plot fee are available by request. If there are still open garden plots, late sign up may be available.

Did you know SWMetro youthbuild program students built the containers for the garden? 

Garden plots are open to all Scott County residents 18 years of age and older and/or employees or clients of organizations within Scott County on a first come, first served basis. Interested applicants that do not live or work in Scott County may apply, but will receive garden plots only if there are vacant plots available. All interested gardeners to the Backstretch Community Garden Club MUST submit a completed, signed Application, Skill Inventory and Interest Survey, and all required fees to:

Scott County Public Health,
attn: Jayme Carlson,
1615 Weston Court
Shakopee, MN 55379

Please m
ake checks payable to Scott County Public Health. Participants may also dro
p of applications and fees to:

CAP Agency,
712 Canterbury Rd. S.,
Shakopee, MN 55379.

Please review the Backstretch Community Garden Club Rules
and COVID-19 Guidance for Minnesota Community Gardens