The Chino Community Garden at 5976 Riverside Drive features reservable plots, themed demonstration gardens that will include a Monarch butterfly habitat, open park area, drought tolerant landscaping, fruit trees, community gathering pavilions, and a Little Free Library.
The Chino Community Garden was formally operated at the Northeast corner of 5th and D Streets since 2000. The 5th and D Streets site is expected to be developed for senior housing in the near future. The City identified a new community garden site located at 5976 Riverside Drive, adjacent to Chino Valley Fire Station No. 7, in spring 2015. The Community Garden was designed by Architerra Design Group with input from the community, City staff, and City officials. Thomco Construction was awarded the construction contract in December 2015 and began construction shortly thereafter. The Chino Community Garden opened at its new, permanent home on Saturday, July 16, 2016. Funding for the project was provided by a State of California housing-related grant and from the City's parks funds.
Schedule a Group Tour
Interested in scheduling a group tour? The Community Garden is accepts a limited number of private tours. For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact the Healthy Chino office at 909.334.3478 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chino Community Garden
5976 Riverside Drive
Chino, California 91710
Join the Garden
Interested in joining the Chino Community Garden? There is currently an interest list to lease a plot or volunteer. If you would like to be added to the interest list, please click here. When a garden plot becomes available, City staff will contact names on the interest list to schedule an orientation.
Please note: As of 10/3/16, all plots have been reserved. There are 95 names on the interest list.
Small Plots | 40 sq. ft. | Raised Bed | $15/year/plot
Medium Plots | 85-144 sq. ft. | At-Grade Bed | $25/year/plot
Large Plots | 168-192 sq. ft. | At-Grade Bed | $35/year/plot
Deposit - $20
*Non-Resident - $10/year/plot
*Note: A non-resident fee will be applied to any individual or group located outside the City of Chino.
Attend a Workshop
The City of Chino offers a variety of workshops at the Chino Community Garden.
- Garden Workshops
- Children's Discovery Workshops
- Storytime in the Garden
- Healthy Grilling Workshops
The Community Garden offers work and project days throughout the year, and is always in need of volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit www.cityofchino.org/volunteers and complete a volunteer application.