Dig In!

Community Gardens • trees & daffodils • garden contest

City Green's Dig In! supports the creation of vibrant community gardens and neighborhood farms in urban, suburban, and rural areas of Passaic County for the production of healthy food, neighborhood beautification, and community enhancement. Through participation in Dig In! community members gain access to funding, educational workshops, technical assistance, and materials and resources for the successful establishment of sustainable garden projects.

Dig In!

City Green's Dig In! program supports vibrant community gardens and greening initiatives in Passaic County for the production of healthy food, neighborhood beautification, and community enhancement.

The Dig In! Grant program funded by the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, and administered by City Green supports community gardens and greening projects from municipalities and community organizations across Passaic County.  Check out a current list of Community Gardens and projects currently supported by Dig In! funding.

Dig In! Grants Available

The Dig In! grant supplies daffodil bulbs OR native trees to eligible municipalities or community groups in Passaic County to be installed by grant recipients in the fall that they are received. This program supports community organizations, faith-based organizations, municipal “adopt-a-lot” programs, garden clubs, youth-serving organizations, and enthusiastic community members in Passaic County.

For more information, please contact Contact Community Horticulture Director Liz Kleisner at

lkleisner@city-green.org or call 973-869-4086.

Application Deadline: July 29th

The Community Garden Grant supports community groups in Passaic County looking to start public community gardens for the production of food and community enhancement.  Returning Dig In! Community Garden partners are also eligible to apply annually for financial assistance or items from our Dig In! Garden menu.

For more information, please contact Contact Community Horticulture Director Liz Kleisner at

lkleisner@city-green.org or call 973-869-4086.

Garden Contest

For 10 years, City Green has hosted the “Greenest Place in Paterson” contest to celebrate the vision and hard work of Paterson’s green thumbs and the gardens they have created around the city!

Weasel Brook Park & Dundee Island Community Gardens

City Green, in partnership with Passaic County, supports and administers two community gardens: The Weasel Brook Community Garden located in Weasel Brook Park in Clifton, and Dundee Island Community Garden located in Dundee Island Park in Passaic.  These public gardens are vital in providing access to healthy food while creating green, beautiful spaces for Passaic County residents to take pleasure in. 

 

For more information, please contact Contact Community Horticulture Director Liz Kleisner at

lkleisner@city-green.org or call 973-869-4086.