COmmunity gardens


The goals for LEAP's Community Gardens are that gardeners and community members are nourished in body and mind by access to: fresh food and a safe place to be outdoors; enjoying the restoration which can come from engaging in gardening activities; friendly interactions with other gardeners; and being immersed in the natural and inclusive environment of the gardens.

How does it work?

Members of the community can rent a plot in one of LEAP’s Community Gardens and grow annual vegetables and flowers for themselves, to share with friends, or to donate.

Although each garden location is unique, each LEAP Community Garden is equipped with irrigation, hand tools, compost, and support from the community gardens manager.

These plots range in size at each of our garden locations, and the rental price is calculated according to the square footage.

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2023 Annual Fees

Registration has closed for the 2023 season because all garden plots are reserved.

Sign up for the Waitlist

Get Involved in the Gardens

Want to get involved with community gardens in Roanoke
outside of reserving a year-round plot?
There are many ways to participate:
Join LEAP's gardening community for special events in the gardens.
Upcoming events are:
If you'd like to volunteer in the gardens,
fill out our Volunteer Interest Form. We will follow up shortly.

Questions? Reach out to LEAP's Community Gardens Manager at: or 540-947-1589.

LEAP’s Community Gardens

Hurt Park Community Garden
Hurt Park Community Garden
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Campbell Ave Community Garden
Morningside Community Garden
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Mountain View Community Garden
Mountain View Community Garden
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As of November 2022, the former Campbell Avenue Community Garden
no longer has plots available to the community.

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