We have tons of events in 2019! Become a member today
to stay in the loop and save on admission.
Our Mission

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 charitable purposes.


TC Community Garden Membership is open to everyone with an interest in gardening! You don't have to rent a plot at Barns Park to join our garden community. Members of TCCG receive great benefits.  The line-up of events has something for everyone. Its garden fellowship is like nothing else in Northern Michigan.  ​​

Members receive:
  • Free admission to all TCCG Social Events
  • Free admission to TCCG Classes
  • Free personal orientation and tour of TCCG
  • Pre-sale ticketing at all TCCG Special Events
  • Discounts at TCCG’s Affiliated Partners
  • Pride in knowing you are supporting a healthy, sustainable future for the community.

Membership dues may be tax deductible.

To become a 2019 Member, please click, HERE.

Garden Plot Rental

TC Community Garden manages 75 communty garden plots for rent at Historic Barns Park. Plot renters enjoy one-stop gardening, with most everything you need to garden on site. ​No need to get your transportation dirty hauling in heavy bags and boxes of garden supplies. We have it all at the garden! Just don't forget your sunscreen!

Garden plots details:
  • Individuals, households, clubs, and other groups are eliglbe to rent a plot
  • Garden plots are to be used primarily for food production
  • Plot rental fees are determined annualy
  • Seasonal rental period is April 1 - October 31 (exact dates subject to change)
  • Plot size is approximately 12' x 30'

Plot rental benefits:
  • A sunny location to garden
  • Shady areas for respite
  • On-demand water (not potable)
  • On-site composting
  • Free soil amendments (as available)
  • Free mulch (as available)
  • Free seeds (as available)
  • Use of an extensive collection of hand tools
  • Heavily-discounted organic starters

Huzzah! All of our garden plots are currently rented for the 2019 growing season.
To sign up for our garden plot rental waitlist, click here

  1. 583
    Pounds of Food Donated 2018
  2. 119
    2018 Members
  3. 868
    2018 Volunteer Hours
  4. 0
    Pounds of Food Donated 2019 YTD