Minneapolis, MN, Community Garden, Market Garden and Urban Farm Policy
This city policy supports community gardens, market gardens, and urban farms. It extends lease terms to up to five years for gardens on vacant City-owned parcels determined to be undevelopable; provides criteria for determining a parcel’s eligibility for lease or sale as a garden space to commercial growers and community gardeners with priority access; expands the number of city-owned lots available for gardens; and defines garden lease standards for fees, insurance and security deposits.
2010 Population: 382,578
2010 Population Density: 7,088.32/square mile