Garden Hours

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 4:00pm-7:00pm

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays 9:00am-12:00pm

Welcome to the Community Garden at Hawthorne Farm!


At our Hawthorne Avenue Farm, there are 260  4’ x 8’ raised beds which are individually rented, farmed, and harvested by city residents. Available at the farm are additional shared resources such as a picnic area, the herb garden, and free workshops.


Early Bird Pre-Registration will be available before the end of the 2019 growing season for current gardeners only.  Check your email, social media and this site for pre-registration at the farm. Payment MUST be made at the time registration to reserve your bed.


Beginning January 15, 2020 visit our office to register for a plot!  For your first year, you may rent one plot for $15. Open registration for new gardeners ends on Friday, February 14, 2020. Payment and ID must be presented at time of registration to reserve your bed. 


To ensure there are enough raised beds for Newark residents who wish to rent, only 1-2 bed rentals per household/address is permitted. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

For complete Plot-It-Fresh rules and guidelines please see the 2020 Plot -It-Fresh Application (coming soon!) or call our office at 973-642-4646 x29 with any questions.



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