Non-Profit group that started in 1974. Rents garden plots in two sizes 20' X 60 (full) and 20' x 30' (half). Cost of plots equal shared portion of organization's yearly operational costs.
Plots are plowed and fertilized in spring. Irrigation is provided thru out the growing season. Organization discourages uses of chemicals and pesticides and promotes gardening using organic principals. Limit of 35 full sized plots. Gardens opens in May and lasts until 2nd hard frost of fall. Garden area is on the South end of McDill Elementary School grounds (SE corner of School and Willow street) and is contingent on gaining yearly acceptance from the Stevens Point School District.
Sprinkler head irrigation