Community Food Forests and Orchards

image of a hand picking berries

We are proud to provide concentrated edible landscape plantings across our City. Many of these initiatives are managed in partnership with community groups. All fruits and nuts grown on parkland are fair game to the public. Please harvest respectfully, being sure to leave some for others. Public access and harvest does not extend to other gardening sites including Garden Plots and Community Gardens. The public is not permitted to pick from privately grown annual gardens.  

Lancaster Green Community Orchard Map (pdf)   
Parkside Community Food Forest Map (pdf)
Mountview/Sunnybrook Community Orchard Map (pdf)
Waskasoo Community Orchard Map (pdf)
Central Community Food Forest Map (pdf)
Twin Spruce Community Food Forest Map (pdf)

For more info on edible plants in Red Deer, view the Edible trees, shrubs and vines leaflet (pdf)

For more information on gardening opportunities please contact:

Cemetery Services - office hours 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday to Friday
Emailcemeteryservices@reddeer.ca 
Phone: 403-342-8303

News & Notices

Mayor Veer addresses COVID-19

April 20, 2021

“The rising number of cases of COVID-19 in our community and in our province is affecting us all, and although we are pandemic weary we need to continue to be diligent in ensuring we limit the spread of the virus.

City Administration recommending

April 20, 2021

A new agreement between Westerner Park and The City of Red Deer will be considered by City Council at a Special Meeting on April 22 with the goal to ensure financial and operating stability for Westerner Park

City reviews Federal Government budget

April 19, 2021

This year's Federal Government budget is the first in two years and identifies focus areas of: COVID-19 relief programs, the economy, business resilience, affordable housing and infrastructure funding; however, The City awaits further detail on how much Fe