Parker Community Garden, Parker, Kansas The Parker Community Garden is affiliated with the city (donation of land and supply water if needed), the local 4-H club and the FFA chapter. The garden helps provide access to fresh produce for residents who must drive 15-20 minutes to the nearest grocery store. The local nursery has offered seeds and plants at reduced prices. Individuals have contributed cash, equipment use and labor to establish the garden in the first year. Grant were used to prepare the garden site, and to purchase a shed, compost bins, tiller, tools and gardening supplies.