Grow Your Own Veggies
Visit Marie's garden managers at CharityBlooms.org to learn more about renting a garden plot to grow food right here at home. Share the harvest with family, friends, and neighbors!
Taste a Homegrown Tomato!
Marie’s Community Gardens are located near Marie’s West pantry and main office at 834 N. Highland Ave, Aurora IL. Plots for personal rental are located down the street just a few steps north of Marie's Urban Farm & Greenhouses.
- Community Gardeners each have their own numbered plots
- Members are responsible to plant, weed, water and harvest.
- Water is often provided in tanks filled by the Aurora Fire Department, but availability is not always guaranteed.
- Members are responsible to pitch in to take care of paths, keeping personal plots and common areas weed free.
"We all have different talents and different personalities that are to be used for the benefit of mankind."
- Marie Wilkinson
"We must always go on
and do what we know is the right thing to do."