Eat Greater Des Moines will support your local gardens at schools, communities, churches or corporate giving gardens in several ways. We seek to help connect funders and volunteers to growers, as well as to identify and connect resources to growers to keep their gardens thriving. Our main goal is to work to support and keep these local gardens successful and sustainable.

Garden Resources

Community Garden Start Up Guide РQuick Guide

Community Garden Start Up Guide – Full Version

A Garden for Every School 


Downtown Community Garden

800 SE 6th St., Des Moines, IA


Downtown Community Garden Website

Cornerstone Family Church Community Garden

6217 Willowmere Dr., Des Moines, 50321

(515) 243-2852

Ankeny Community Garden

1220 NW Prairie Ridge Dr, Ankeny, IA 50023


Central College Garden

West 4th Street Pella, IA 50219

St. James Community Garden

5665 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131

(515) 371-3867

King Elementary School

1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314


The Village Giving Garden

1023 North E Street, Indianola, IA 50125

Dallas County Public Health/Community Services

25747 N Avenue, Adel IA 5003

Newton Correctional Facility

307 S 60th Ave W, Newton, IA 50208

100 Acre Woods Child Care Center

805 Guthrie Street, De Soto, Iowa, 50069

(515) 834-9214