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North Austin Community Gardens

In 2012, the City of Austin Art in Public Places Program commissioned local artists Lucy Begg and Robert Gay of Thoughtbarn to design and implement a community garden at the new City of Austin/YMCA North Austin Community Recreation Center. During the course of the project, the artists have worked extensively with the local community, through workshops and public events, to develop the design of the garden. They also established the Garden Leadership Group, now led by community volunteers, to develop a governing structure, membership rules and fees. The garden officially opened for planting on March 29, 2014.

WORLD PREMIERE: "Garden" by Flow Nonfiction!

Check out the full story on how our garden came to be in Flow Nonfiction's short documentary, "Garden."


Interested in Gardening at the North Austin Community Garden?

Plots in our Community Garden have gone quickly!  We do still have a couple of wheelchair-accessible plots available. To register for one, please click on the link below or contact Robin for more information. For more information about the community garden, please check out the links at the bottom of this page!

You can also stay up to date on the latest information about the North Austin Community Garden by checking out our blog.

Information for Current Garden Members:
Site Rules
Site Plan
Commission Document