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Plot-It-Fresh Community Garden Application

Through Plot-it-Fresh, community gardeners cultivate garden plots & grow their own produce at either the Hawthorne Avenue Farm or the Smith Street Community Garden in Newark. Start-up materials and assistance will be available over the course of the season in addition to occasional gardening knowledge-share workshops and other community events. 

Returning Gardeners: Pre-register for the 2022  growing season beginning October 11th, 2021

New Applicants: Register beginning January 1st, 2022 

***Registration will close on March 4th, 2022  for all applicants***

Payment:   Payment will be collected by cash or card at either the Hawthorne Ave Farm or at 32 Prince Street after official plot assignments are made in March 2022.

  • Plot fees for the 2022 season are $15 for 4’ x 8’ plots and $8 for 4’ x 4’ plots (4’ x 4’ plots are located at Smith Street only). Gardeners will receive further instructions once final plots are assigned.

Questions?: Contact Liam Stiefel by emailing with any questions or by calling (862)-373-5114.

The 2022 Season:

March 21: Plot Assignments Made

April 4: Garden Opens

November 11: Garden Closes 

Location Requested (check one):
First Name
Last Name
Address Line 1
Postal Code
Are you a new or returning PIF gardener?
If returning, would you like to keep your plot(s) from last season?
How many plots would you like to be assigned this year? Please note that each gardener will only receive one plot until registration closes. Additional plot assignments will be based on availability.
Which times would be most convenient for you attend the garden?:
Would you be interested in sharing your gardening/plant knowledge in an informal lesson during garden hours next season?

 Plot Assignments will be released in late March 2022.

Questions?: Contact Liam Stiefel by emailing with any questions or by calling (862)-373-5114.

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