The Mission Statement for the County of Lehigh's Community Garden Plot Program
The mission of the Lehigh County Community Gardens Program is to provide citizen access to garden space, to support the production of healthy food for the community, and to promote sustainable gardening practices.
Click on an image to the left to view some of the 2011 gardens.
LEHIGH COUNTY COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOT PROGRAM
Lehigh County owns and operates two community garden sites for county residents who need a space to grow their own vegetables.
The Jordan Creek Parkway Community Garden is located along Lehnert Road in Whitehall Township and South Whitehall Township. This site contains 93 garden plots, each measuring 20'x40'. Water is available from two water wagons located at each end of the site, or from nearby Jordan Creek.
The Cedarbrook Community Garden is located near the intersection of Cedarbrook Road and Dorney Park Road in South Whitehall Township. This site contains 110 garden plots, each measuring 20'x30'. Water is available from a stock tank which is in a central location, easily accessed by all the gardeners. Water can also be taken from nearby Cedar Creek.
The annual rental fee for a garden plot at either location is $35.00. Each site has rules and regulations that must be followed in order to keep the garden plots productive and neatly maintained.
Because all of the garden plots are currently assigned, interested gardeners will have to place their names on a waiting list.
For more information, contact Dora Gensemer, Community Garden Plot Administrator, at 610-391-9583, extension 17