Amend Park Community Garden welcomes both seasoned gardeners and those who are brand new to gardening. This garden is located in the northeast corner of Amend Park, along S. Billings Blvd. We currently have 44 individual plots, 8 communal plots, and 16 communal fruit trees at the garden.
According to Yellowstone County,
- 10.2% of the population in Billings has been identified as experiencing poverty.
- In the South Side Neighborhood, around 47% of the population is living below the federal poverty line.
- According to the 2020 Community Health Assessment of Yellowstone County, conducted by the Healthcare Alliance of Billings Clinic, Riverstone Health, and St. Vincent Healthcare, 22.7% of Yellowstone County residents have low food access, meaning they do not live near a supermarket or grocery store.
- 18.1% of community residents are determined to be “food insecure”, having run out of food in the past year and/or been worried about running out of food.