Strengthening access to fresh, local, sustainably-grown organic food for people in need.



Click here to download a list of contact people for the gardens.

If you’d like to help at a particular garden, feel free to contact the point person directly for ways to get involved and for volunteer opportunities!

Nearly 40 garden sites county wide

Over 200 5’ by 10’ raised garden beds

Over 15 Acres of food producing land

Located at schools, businesses, municipalities, community sites, child care centers, and senior living facilities, DCCG is providing access and opportunity for citizens all across the county to engage in the joys of food production at many levels.

DeKalb County Community Locations
Amber Manor
Annie Glidden Heritage Garden
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Children’s Learning Center & The Growing Place
Civic Apartments
Conexion Comunidad
DeKalb Adult Day Care Center
Dolce Vita Hair Salon & Day Spa
End of Normal Garden
Five Points Food Forest
Genoa Community Gardens
Kishwaukee Family YMCA
Kish Health Systems
Kish Health Behavioral Services
Lewis Court
Mayor’s Community Garden
Mason Court
NIU Communiversity Garden
Outreach Garden
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Taylor Street
Walnut Grove Farm (See Walnut Grove website)
Valley West Medical Center Gardens
Voluntary Action Center

DeKalb Schools
Brooks Elementary School
Clinton Rosette Middle School
Founders Elementary School
Lincoln Elementary School
Littlejohn Elementary School
Tyler Elementary School

Cortland Schools
Cortland Elementary School

Malta Schools
Malta Elementary School

Sycamore Schools
West Elementary School
North Elementary School
North Grove Elementary School
South Prairie Elementary School
Southeast Elementary School

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