Downtown Greens
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Downtown Greens

Founded in 1995, Downtown Greens promotes environmental care by preserving two urban garden areas, using sustainable gardening methods, teaching children through a weekly Garden Club, and raising bees with the Urban Bees program.

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Downtown Greens is dependent on private donations. Make your tax-deductible contribution through the paypal button below or send a check to Downtown Greens, 206 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, Va 22401

In-Kind Support

There are many ways you can help Downtown Greens. In addition to our garden wishlist, we also welcome donations by skilled professionals, including electricians, plumbers, lawyers, accountants, videographers etc.

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Visit the Garden

The garden is open sunrise to sunset, 365 days per year. Take a stroll, read a book, meditate, and smell the flowers. We rely on volunteers help to keep the 2.7 acres of public greenspace maintained.

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Every year we host events in the garden as well as our two major fundraisers, the Down Home Ball in the fall, and the Fork it Over Festival in the spring. 

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Participate in our Programs

We have a lot going on for all ages! You can join us for one of our diverse workshops or regular programs: Herbal Enthusiasts, Marenje Marimba, Youth Garden Club, and Urban Beekeeping Club.

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Other Ways to Support Us

Spread the word: let folks know about the great things going on at Downtown Greens! Send us an email for other ideas of how you can be a part of the Downtown Greens community.

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Community Give 2016

Thank you so much for all of your support in making this year’s Community Give a success!


Fork It Over Festival 2015

  The Fork it Over Festival is our annual spring garden fundraiser that features a plant and garden rummage sale,...


Down Home Ball 2015

The 19th annual Down Home Ball is coming up on November 14th, so be sure to mark your calendar!   General admission tickets...

Stay in Touch

Downtown Greens is located at 206 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Garden hours are Thursdays 3:00 – 6:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Office hours are Thursdays 12:30 – 2:30 PM. You can call the office at 540.371.7315.

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