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Allotment Gardens

Allotment gardens have plots (allotments) that individuals/families can rent year-to-year for growing their own crops. Many allotment gardens also include donation plots, seed saving plots, and other projects. 

Below is a list of all the allotment gardens in Kingston. If you are looking to get a garden plot, please contact the coordinator of the garden you are interested in.

An Clachan Community Garden

Description: For An Clachan (Queen's mature & international students residence) use only.


47 Van Order Dr. (Queen's residence)

Number of allotments: 10

Contact: Lynwen Osborne,, 613-533-3396

Calvin Park Community Garden

Description: Calvin Park Community Garden is located on land donated by the United Church. Open to everyone. 


Location: 200 Norman Rogers Drive (Cooke’s-Portsmouth United Church Property)


Number of allotments: 30+


CFB Kingston Community Garden

Description: Would you like to experiment with gardening?  Become a KMFRC Community Garden member. This garden is for military families, veterans, DND personnel and reservists. $15 per garden plot, first come first served.

Location: 32 Lundy's Lane (Kingston Military Family Resource Centre)


Number of allotments: 18

Contact: KMFRC's main office : 613-541-5010 X 5195 or

Elmwood Community Garden

Description: The longest continuously run community garden in Kingston, Elmwood Community Garden is nestled in the Bowling Green Apartments on city-owned land. The gardeners maintain a large composter and have two accessible garden beds for members with limited mobility.

Location: 36 Elmwood Street


Number of allotments: 57 

Contact: Sandra Chopping,, 613-547-6245

Friendship Park Community Garden

Description: Nestled on a quiet side-street in the Skeleton Park neighbourhood, the Friendship Park Community Garden features 18 4x4 plots in a long raised bed, with one lower-sided bed for increased accessibility. Onsite composting, rain barrels, and some basic supplies & tools in a shed. The park has a great playground, tennis/basketball court, and small path; bring your kids, dogs, and friends along to do some gardening! 


Location: Corner of Chestnut St. & Carlisle St.


Number of allotments: 18


Lakeside Community Garden

Description: Lakeside Community Garden welcomes new gardeners and volunteers to join as plots become available. Lakeside is involved in a variety of projects including individual gardening plots, a large donation garden, school gardens, edible food forest, medicinal garden, seed saving initiative, native species/butterfly gardens and an opportunity for more. 


Please visit for more information or email the garden coordinator.

Location: Front & Days Road (near Centre 70)

Number of allotments: 90+


Contact: Sarah Martinek,

MacLean Park Community Garden

Description: Operated on city-owned land, it is a welcoming place where residents can come together, grow food, friendships, learn and share


Location: MacLean Park (Gore Road and Dalgeish Avenue)


Number of allotments: 8

Contact: Melanie Kerr,

MacLean Trail Community Garden

Description: On municipal heritage property on Hwy 15, MacLean Trail Community Garden offers twelve 4’x16’ raised bed gardens. The garden enhances the use of the property as a centre for community gatherings, and provides significant community benefit including contributing to local food programs. Some garden beds are leased for exclusive use by individual members, while other beds are reserved for common and donation beds.


Location: MacLean Trail (by the Pittsburgh Library off Gore Road), Pittsburgh Township


Number of allotments: 10

Contact: Melanie Kerr,

Oak Street Community Garden

Description: Oak Street Community Garden is a place for everyone and anyone to grow food for themselves and others and to learn about food gardening. The garden includes allotment plots, tasting gardens, a donation garden, programming plots, and a market-training garden.
Facebook: Oak Street Community Garden


Location: Greenspace where Oak Street bends near the end of Victoria Street


Number of allotments: 80


Maryse Chalifoux,,


Ongwanada Community Garden

Description: Ongwanada’s community garden offers 16 tilled garden plots measuring 8′ x 20′ available for rental for the gardening season. One stipulation is that all plots must remain herbicide free and pesticide free. Your yearly $30 plot fee includes the use of one garden plot, use of Ongwanada’s garden tools, and the preparation of the soil in spring and fall, and water supply.

Location: 114 Wright Cr. behind Ongwanada Crescent Community Services


Number of allotments: 16

Contact: Leah Murray,

Sunnyside Community Garden

Description: The Sunnyside Community Garden is a volunteer-run organization working in partnership with Utilities Kingston and OPIRG Kingston. Its goals are to enable residents to grow their own food and flowers, to give people a place to meet neighbours, to provide educational opportunities for the community, and to provide a welcoming place for everybody to enjoy. The garden is located in the Williamsville neighbourhood and includes allotments and a donation garden.


Location: MacDonnell St just north of Brock St


Number of allotments: 30


Seventh Day Adventist Church Community Garden​

Description: The Seventh Day Community Garden is located on the church grounds and includes 14 raised bed allotments.


Location: 66 Wright Crescent


Number of allotments: 14

Contact: Peter Young,

Queen's West Campus Community Garden

Description: Priority is given to the Queen’s University Community, but plots are often available for the general public.


Location: Located at the Stone House near tennis courts at West Campus of Queen’s University (Sir John A. Macdonald).


Number of allotments: 21

Allotments available in 2020: 10+


Contact: Llynwen Osborne,,

Wolfe Island Community Garden

Description: The Wolfe Island Community Garden aims to be a flexible, multi-purpose and sustainable outdoor resource for community use. It is a welcoming space for all ages, including youth, to exchange knowledge/experience and to develop skills related to gardening and healthy, active living. The Garden will be a central space that encourages connection and collaboration between many residents and community groups/organizations. It is a place for residents to engage with the natural environment. For more, visit the website.


Location: Village of Marysville, Centre Street, Wolfe Island


Number of allotments: Limited individual and shared plots. Priority given to residents of Wolfe Island.



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