Garden
Organically 
In Your 
Community

Our Mission

The TC Community Garden is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a place for members of the community to gather and share a common interest in organic gardening in an urban setting, to provide educational opportunities to the community that foster an appreciation for sustainable growing practices, and to grow fresh produce for distribution to local food banks.


  1. 1,388
    Pounds of Food Donated 2016
  2. 150
    2016 Members
  3. 3,182
    2016 Volunteer Hours
  4. 0
    Pounds of Food Donated 2017 YTD
The Pillars of Our Mission
  1. Donation
    Donation
    The produce grown in the Teaching & Donation Garden is collected by Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan on the day it's picked. It is subsequently distributed to area pantries and families to combat food insecurity in our region.
  2. Education
    Education
    TC Community Garden hosts organic gardening classes for all levels of gardeners through out the year. These classes are open to members and anyone from the community.
  3. Community
    Community
    We know this can sound scary, but trust us, it's not! Community gardening allows for idea sharing, meaningful social interactions, and cooperative learning. We welcome everyone, including pets. We only ask they remain leashed at all times.