Serving the Greater Wareham/New Bedford Community.

Community Garden Application

 If you would like a plot, you can stop by the pantry during normal business hours and fill out an application or email us at for more information. The plots are reserved on a first come, first serve basis with a paid application.

Community Garden Application

First Name


Last Name

Street Town

Contact Number


Gardeners will be assigned plots at the kickoff meeting on May 18th and agree to plant no later than June 1.

The 2024 membership fee for each raised bed is $25.

This completed and signed application, waiver and  membership fee can be dropped off at Damien’s Food Pantry. Please make checks payable to Damien’s Food Pantry.  

I have read and agree to abide by the published guidelines of Damien’s Food Pantry- Community Garden. 


Date ___________


1. I desire to participate voluntarily in the gardening and other activities sponsored and coordinated by Damien’s Food Pantry, on the community garden site.

2. I understand, accept, and assume the risks associated with participation in any and all activities. I also assume the responsibility of conducting myself in a civil manner that is mutually beneficial to all participants. Unacceptable conduct generally includes, but is not limited to, vegetable theft, tool theft, profanity, and any offensive behavior.

3. I assume full responsibility for any injuries which may occur to me, as well as the safety of my family and guests, and do hereby fully and forever discharge and release the community garden site landowner and Damien’s Pantry, its employees, board members, officers, agents, authorized volunteers, representatives, consultants, insurers and sureties, and their successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any “Claims.” “Claims,” as used in this document, mean any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action or causes of action, present or future, whether the same be known, anticipated or unanticipated, resulting from or arising out of my presence or the presence of my family members and guests at the garden, activities at the garden, the use or intended use of the garden, and/or participation in activities connected with Damien’s Food Pantry and the garden including, without limitation, any of the foregoing resulting from or arising out of the negligence of a Released Party. Further, I hereby waive any and all Claims against a Released Party.

4. I expressly acknowledge that participation in the community garden is for my purposes and convenience and not for the purpose and convenience of any one or more of the Released Parties.

5. In the event that a dispute arises between gardeners or between a gardener(s) and the designated garden steering committee, and a resolution of the dispute cannot be reached by these parties, I agree to have Damien’s Pantry act as the arbitrator of the dispute, and I further agree to adhere to Damien’s Pantry’s decision as final.

6. I have read and agree to abide by all of Damien’s Pantry’s guidelines as stated on their website and accept any action taken by them at their sole discretion to resolve such issues. I understand that the guidelines may change and it is my responsibility to stay current with these changes.

7. I acknowledge and give permission, that on occasion Damien’s Pantry may take pictures and use images of the garden, which may include images of myself for media and marketing purposes.  

I have read and agree to the attached waiver.


Date ___________

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