Community Gardens

River Forest Community Gardens – Pump House Site at Jackson Avenue and Berkshire Street
The deadline has passed for 2018 garden plots. Please check back with us in April, for 2019 garden plot registration.

The River Forest Park District and the Village of River Forest are offering River Forest residents the opportunity to rent one to three (maximum 3) 4’x8’ garden plots per household for the purpose of a vegetable garden.

Registrations are being accepted at the River Forest Park District Administration Offices only (no online registration) at 401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest, M-F, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM.

Cash or check only, no credit cards will be accepted. The fee to rent a 4’x8′ garden plot is $25.00, plus a refundable $50.00 security deposit. The security deposit will be refunded after November 1st if the garden plot is clean and cleared.

The Community Gardens is a Carry In/Carry Out site, and all participants are asked to carry out any trash they generate in the park, and dispose of it at their homes.

Registration deadline for a garden plot is May 15, 2018.

Click here for Garden Information and Rules.

Click here for the Community Garden Plot Registration Form.