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Table 1 Community garden and participants information

From: “You feel like you’re part of something bigger”: exploring motivations for community garden participation in Melbourne, Australia

Name Year founded Supporting organisation Member # # of plots Plot Size Garden type Participant in study Start date
Knox 1984 Knox City Council 120–150 124 ~ 3 m × 10 m Mix of communal & allotment gardening 4 1999
2010
2013
2013
Fareshare Garden 2015 FareShare Food Charity 900 volunteers involved in kitchen & garden Communal land for Farshare Kitchen ~ 800 square metre [m2] garden Community garden & kitchen 4 2005 in kitchen
2015
2015
2016
Condell St 2013 3000Acres 30 36 Industrial-strength plastic container on 250 m2 land Mix of communal & allotment gardening 7 2013
2014
2014
2015
2015
2015
2016
Kensington 2005 (re-develop in 2014 due to contaminated soil) Melbourne City Council ~ 30 52 32 plots (11 m2) 20 plots (23m2) Community garden 2 2005
2014
Gordon St 2007 Yarra City Council Not available Multiple wicking beds Not available Allotment garden 2 2007
2013
Happy River 2017 Footscray Community Arts Centre 30–40 8 Café garden Community garden 3 2017
2017
2017