Learn, grow, eat, repeat

The Backyard Farm has a number of wonderful features to enjoy. Come check out our gardeners, creative plots, our wetland (more than just a puddle!), the herb spiral, pollinator beds, natural sand box, story telling circle and living willow dome!

We offer organic gardening opportunities (individual plots available). If you are interested in joining us in the garden, send us an email: volunteer@embackyardfarm.com


Join us at a farm & garden work bees by emailing us volunteer@embackyardfarm.com.

Sign up for a garden plot

Plots are available on a first come first served basis. A basic plot costs $25 and 2 hours of community site work per month (12 hours per season). A basic plot size is ~30 sq feet. If you want more space, you can rent a second plot for $25. Email your interest to: volunteer@embackyardfarm.com.

What we have to offer - for plot holders and other volunteers:
Healthy soil and amendments; water; a community shed; some tools; some seeds; a network of volunteers; 20+ years of community development, organic farming and permaculture design skills and experience; + lots more.

Who our volunteers are:
Food growers, gardeners and/or urban farmers; people willing and able to work with others and contribute to the whole; people interested in growing food and communities; farmers; students and practitioners of permaculture.

Get involved