Project Leads: Rachelle Niemela, Mary Morrier, Elyse Greenslade

Contact Info:

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 705-822-1276


Twin Forks Community Park
1475 Gary Ave, Sudbury

Our garden is dedicated to the late Fabio Belli, Councillor 2010-2014, who was a driving force behind the establishment of our garden.

Type of garden:

Benevolent garden

All produce is shared with the community and with organizations like the Food Bank.

Residents in need are encouraged to visit our garden to get fresh produce for their families.

  • Fabio Belli memorial plaque
  • Seven 4x8 ft raised beds
  • Four 4x4 ft raised beds
  • Three 4 ft round concrete raised beds
  • One ground 4x4 bed
  • One wheelchair accessible bed
  • Large area with ground beds
  • Front entrance arbour with grapes
  • Four pea teepees
  • Access points and hoses to municipal water
  • Community art feature including a garden sign
  • Creator Turtle Garden art feature
  • Monarch butterfly waystation (milkweed patch)
  • Large Food Forest with fruit trees including apple, plum, and butternut trees; fruit bushes including gooseberry, current, and haskap; and ground crops like strawberry and herbs.
  • Rain barrels for storing water
  • 3 wooden compost bins
  • Utility shed
  • Picnic table
  • Waste facilities

Better Beginnings Better Futures - Indigenous Programming
Bob's Service Center
Bruce Tait Construction Ltd
Canada Post
Church of the Ascension
City of Greater Sudbury
Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury - Project Impact
Collège Boréal
Conseil Scolaire du Grand Nord
Cyril Varney Public School
École publique Jean-Éthier-Blais
École séparée Saint-Dominique
The Elevate Project
Ellero Marble & Granite Mfg. Ltd.
Fruit for All
Government of Canada - Enabling Accessibility Fund
Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School
Home Depot
Johanna Westby, Artist
Linda Hachez, Master Gardener
Lockerby Composite School
Lopes Ltd
New Sudbury Best Start Hub
Rainbow Concrete
Sudbury Community Garden Network
Sudbury Horticultural Society
Sudbury Secondary School
Sudbury Shared Harvest
TD Friends of the Environment
Twin Forks Neighbourhood Association
Union Gas Limited
Will Morin, Designer Creator Turtle Garden

In 2024, we're working a number of great projects including:

  • Our new greenhouse and a new shed to be constructed in June
  • More ground bed spaces
  • A hill garden at the front garden space
  • A rejuvenation of the Turtle Creator Garden
  • Planting apple trees to replace the ones lost to fireblight last year
  • Planting additional pollinator plants
  • Testing out ollas in our beds to save on water
  • Working with 3 local schools to start plants for us
  • And more!