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Plot It Fresh

Love to garden but don’t have the space? Plant your own
vegetable garden in one of the Plot-It-Fresh Community

Registration for the 2022 growing season is now closed. Stay tuned for next year's registration dates!



Registered community gardeners are able to visit and tend to their plots during these open hours.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 am - 12pm

Tuesday, Thursday: 4pm - 7pm



Contact Liam Stiefel by emailing or by calling (862)-373-5114.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, and for the safety of our community and staff, we have revised our Plot It Fresh protocols.  All gardeners must wear masks covering their mouth & nose; everyone must maintain strict social distancing rules.  For the complete listing of all new Plot It Fresh protocols, please click here.

Garden Hours

Our community gardens are closed for the winter season. The Plot It Fresh season runs from March 15 to November 15, weather permitting. 

Our Locations

Our Hawthorne Avenue Farm is located at 446 Hawthorne Ave and is accessible during set hours when a staff member is present. The farm boasts 232 4' x 8' individually-rented raised beds and a shared picnic area.

Our Smith Street Garden is located at 144 Smith Street and is open dawn to dusk. The garden contains 27 raised beds of various sizes and a shared herb garden which is maintained by Greater Newark Conservancy. 

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  • Prudential
  • Victoria Foundation
    Victoria Foundation
  • The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
    The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
  • The Healthcare Foundation of NJ
    The Healthcare Foundation of NJ
  • FMKirby
  • Whole Cities
    Whole Cities
  • ShopRite Newark
    ShopRite Newark
  • The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey
    The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey
  • Stone Foundation of New Jersey
  • Wakefern Food Corp
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  • EY
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