Gate City Community Gardens is a program of Great American Downtown, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, with a mission centered around economic and cultural vibrancy in downtown Nashua, NH. The program involves an education series, and the management of The Nashua Heritage Rail Trail Community Garden – a 36-bed community garden established in 2013 by a group of dedicated volunteers. The garden is located in the Tree Streets neighborhood area of Nashua within short walking distance to Downtown city amenities.
Through the community garden program, we seek to increase the amount of active green space in our downtown neighborhoods, and provide an opportunity for residents, employees of downtown businesses, and downtown service groups, to have a garden close to their home, work place, or programs. The community garden is a huge asset to the community and is placed purposefully on this very busy rail trail through the center of the city. One cannot be at the community garden without passersby commenting on how beautiful the garden has become, or how happy they are that it is there.
There is a minimum of three work days each growing season, where gardeners, groups, and/or the public can volunteer to clean up the trail and work on projects at the garden. Whether you are a gardener or simply wish to serve the community, you are welcome to join in. Please come out and get your hands dirty with us!
Gate City Community Gardens
The Gate City Community Gardens are full for the current gardening season,
but we are seeking applications for next year.
Click the link below to apply!