New in 2021

A Southside Community Garden

THE 3RD STREET GARDEN

517 E. 3rd St. in the pocket park between Harrison & Park Streets

Support a neighborhood-led initiative to build a small community garden on the city's south side!

Now, more than ever, we need healthy places to come together with our neighbors. We need places for all ages that support deep connections, joy and resilience.

A community garden that shares space with other activities in the pocket park will allow us to meet and work alongside our neighbors, support each other, and become more self-reliant. We want to learn how to grow our own food and support ourselves in a way that benefits our physical and mental well-being. 

The City of Cortez, Cortez Community Gardens and the Good Samaritan Food Pantry support this initiative, but we need help from our community, too.

We've raised $1000 so far and the city is providing land and water. A local resident is sharing soil, and we now need to raise funds for lumber, fencing and irrigation.

Any donation is greatly appreciated. We hope to get the whole community involved in this project to help us make the garden a beautiful and healthy place to be.

Cortez Community Gardens is a project of the Good Samaritan Center Food Pantry, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

All donations are tax-deductible.

Writing a check? Make it out to

the Good Samaritan Center

with "3rd St Garden" on the memo line.

MAIL: PO Box 662, Cortez CO 81321

DROP OFF: 30 N. Beech St., Unit C

Thank you!