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

  • 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?
Fill out one of the Application below to reserve your plot(s)!
Paper copies available at Deer River City Hall upon request