Photo by Chad Harder
About Orchard Gardens Neighborhood Farm & Community Garden
Location & Size
210 Grove Street, Missoula | 2 acres | View Map
Description: Orchard Gardens Neighborhood Farm and Community Garden was created in 2005 in partnership with Homeword at an affordable housing development in the Orchard Homes neighborhood – a neighborhood rich in agricultural history. The farm offers cooking and gardening classes to children living in the complex, a community garden, medicinal herb and flower garden; orchard; kids’ garden; and a farm stand for residents where EBT cards are accepted. The farm also supplies the Missoula Food Bank, and Garden City Harvest’s Mobile Market program.
CSA Shares: 20 CSA Shares offered on a sliding scale, ranging from $300 to $500, 8 half shares available for $300. MORE.
EBT Payments: Please contact the Orchard Gardens farm staff, 406-721-2504, if you are interested in this option.
Wedding & Special Event Flowers: Orchard Gardens offers beautiful flowers for special events – we will pick for you, or you can pick yourself. MORE.
Community Garden Plots: 10 community garden plots + up to 4 ADA accessible plots. MORE.
Other Programming: Volunteer for Veggies; kids’ gardening and cooking classes, adult cooking classes, and a farm stand for Orchard Garden residents.
CSA Share Program
We’d recommend finding a friend who might share a full share with you! Divide it up each week, or alternate weeks.
Pick up times are 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Mondays or Thursdays starting in June.
Applications for new (and returning) members will open Monday, February 20, 2017.
Sign up for a share starts in January for returning members and February for new members. Sign up for our newsletter so that you don’t miss out! We will send you an alert when it’s time to secure a share for your family.
Read all about our CSA Shares and sign up.
Full share: $300 to $500 (sliding scale, based on household income)
Half share: $300 (flat rate)
For 18 weeks you will receive a share of locally grown vegetables (a full share is more than 350 pounds, and an average cost of $1.50 per pound). Pick up the vegetables once a week at Orchard Gardens – meet your farmers while you’re at it! And see where your food is grown.
Orchard Gardens accepts EBT payments!
Please contact the Orchard Gardens farm staff, 406-721-2504, if you are interested in this option.
Wedding & Special Event Flowers
Orchard Gardens offers beautiful flowers for special events – we will pick for you, or you can pick yourself. Either way, you will have buckets of flowers to arrange for your wedding. By choosing Garden City Harvest flowers, you are supporting the local economy, community, and our programs. View pricing and more information.
Community Garden Plots
Orchard Gardens has 10 garden plots available for rental each summer. We provide a 15′ x 15′ plot of soil, tools, amendments, straw, and the knowledge of gardening professionals. Please see our Community Gardens page to find out more.
ADA Accessible Garden Beds at Orchard Gardens
We have space for up to four community gardeners in our ADA accessible garden beds for folks with mobility impairments. We’re committed to providing community garden plots for all. Please contact Dave Victor, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are interested.
Orchard Garden residents can stop by on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm from June through September in the Orchard Gardens courtyard to purchase affordable vegetables from Dave’s Farm Stand. EBT cards are accepted.