Oaklawn Community Garden


COMMUNITY GARDEN MISSION

The mission of the Oaklawn Community Garden is to provide space for individuals, families and friends to work together to enrich lives and strengthen community bonds by creating and sustaining a community garden that will increase accessibility to fruits and vegetables to improve health, provide horticultural education and recreation endeavors.

GARDEN INFORMATION


The Oaklawn Community Garden is 5000 square feet and is located just east of the Oaklawn Activity Center, 4904 S. Clifton. It has both communal and individual garden plots.  Individual plots may be rented annually for $20. Scholarships for plot rental are available according to income. Plots are rented on a first come, first served basis, beginning March 1 each growing season. Membership is open to all persons aged 18 and older who reside in the USD 260 boundaries and agree to follow the garden by laws and rules.

Garden Informational Flyer

Garden Application and Guidelines
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School Donation to Food Bank

Garden Late June 2


Garden Volunteers


School Garden Late June2

GARDEN LEADERSHIP AND FUNDING

The Oaklawn Community Garden is supported by  area master gardeners and staff from the Derby Recreation Commission. Start up funding for the Oaklawn Community Garden came from a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation and Kansas State University. Additional support comes from the Derby Community Foundation, Derby Rotary, and the Westar Energy Green Team. 

DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE

Would you like to support the Oaklawn Community Garden? Donations, monetary or goods, are accepted and are tax deductible. Make out your check to the Derby Citizens Recreation Association and mail to the following address:

Derby Citizens Recreation Association

PO Box 324 

Derby, KS 67037

For donations of gardening tools and other items, please contact Debbie Williams


QUESTIONS/STAFF CONTACT

Please call  at 316-788-3781 or email Debbie at e-mail