Creek Top Community Garden

Click Here for the fillable PDF application


Community Garden

Join us at Creek Top Community Garden!
May 6-October 31

If you are interested in securing a plot for the 2017 growing season, please fill out our application here

Prices are as follows:
1 Plot- $25
2 Plots- $45
3 Plots- $65
4 Plots- $80

Checks for the Community Garden may be mailed to The 712 Initiative offices at:

The 712 Initiative
1228 S Main Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Farmers Market

Join Us at the Council Bluffs Farmers Market!

Bayliss Park
Thursdays evenings
4:30 – 7:30 pm
May 4 – September 28

Located in historic Bayliss Park, our Farmers Market features seasonal and weekly vendors selling a range of farm raised and processed products, prepared food items, and handmade crafts.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at Council Bluffs Farmer’s Market, you can fill out an application HERE
You can find farmer’s market rules and regulations HERE

Starting in June, the “Music in the Park” free concert series will be held Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm. So bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and stroll the Farmers Market before enjoying a summer evening of music with your family and friends.  Afterwards, venture to the historic Hundred Block on W. Broadway for some more evening entertainment and refreshments.

A complete music schedule will be available in May at



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The 712 Initiative is a nonprofit organization providing quality of life in Council Bluffs while eliminating slum and blight.

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Sheryl Garst, CEO

Morgan Wade, Associate Director of Place Based Strategies

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1228 South Main Street

Council Bluffs  IA  51503