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The Minton Stable Community Garden is a community garden on Williams Street in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. The garden is part of the Boston Natural Area Network. Minton Stable Community Garden, is a multi-use recreational open space. The Minton Stable Garden is actively used for gardening, social events and neighborhood meetings, pet playground, solitude and is a local destination point.

Socially, the Minton Stable Community Garden is the community meeting hall. It is the central point of community and the park-like atmosphere around the gardens (between Dungarven St. and Williams St.) is open for all to enjoy. Newcomers to the Stoneybrook Neighborhood find new friends and meet their neighbors, integrating easily into the local social fabric, bonding with the community. Gardeners, passers-by, neighbors with pets, all share the Minton Stable Community Garden.

The Minton Stable Community Garden hosts a variety of social events, and gatherings, informal, spontaneous, and scheduled (see Announcements & Events). Numerous meetings on neighborhood affairs take place here. Neighborhood parties are held at the Minton Stable Community Garden.

There are 52 garden plots tended by well over 60 gardeners. Currently, there is a waiting list to obtain a plot, but If you are interested in gardening at the Minton Stable Community Garden, please send an email to the address below.

A volunteer 7-person Steering Committee is responsible for garden business, elections are held annually for half the spots, terms last 2 years.

For more information contact us at mintonstablecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

                        

Recent Announcements

  • 2016 Plotholder Agreement & Work Day Schedules Below are the new 2016 Plotholder Agreement and Work Day Schedules (English and Spanish).  Workday Requirements and GuidelinesFour (4) hours of work per season are required for each plot ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2016, 2:04 PM by Minton Stable Community Garden
  • Dog Guidelines for Minton Stable Community Garden As a reminder - this is a shared space and is it important to adhere to guidelines when walking your dog along the paths or in the Northeast Paddock area. We ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2016, 2:28 PM by Minton Stable Community Garden
  • MSCG Gathering Rules Attached are the rules for those who use the MSG space. These have been separated out from the Plot Holder Agreement to make it easier to find.
    Posted Apr 21, 2016, 2:28 PM by Minton Stable Community Garden
  • MSCG on Facebook Connect with the Minton Stable Community Garden on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mintonstable
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 12:44 PM by Matt Fredenburg
  • Past Events Archive "Pre" work day of the 2011 season. Come help put in new plot dividers and earn your 2011 hours. Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00p.m ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2016, 2:27 PM by Minton Stable Community Garden
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