Deer River Community Garden
What the Garden Provides:
8’x10’ Garden plots tilled and prepared to grow produce and/or flowers for harvest
Access to water for individual plots
Access to general garden tools such as shovels, rakes, garden trugs
Compost area for disposal of garden waste and use for soil health
Educational resources to assist new gardeners
A fence around the garden to keep deer and pests away
A food forest for community use
The Deer River Community Garden is located at 120 6th Ave NW Deer River, MN 56636; behind White Oak Inn and next to the skating rink. Garden coordination and plot rental is managed by Get Fit Itasca. All Itasca community members are welcome to rent plots seasonally.
There is a fee of $10.00 for garden use
Plant your own selection of seeds and plants
Maintain your plot for the season
Harvest fresh produce for personal use!
The garden season runs from mid-May to
mid-October. There are 48 plots.
Are you interested in having a Garden at the Deer River Community Garden?
Email us about getting on the list for next year! Applications will open up in January.
Paper copies available at Deer River City Hall
Donate Edible Plants
Help us grow the food forest, by donating any edible or pollinator-friendly perennials you have.
Have extra cardboard, mulch, compost, small logs, or other biodegradable material?
We can use it!
Looking to volunteer your time? We have a few projects that could use your help.