2020 SCLT plant sale poster

Click here to go to the online Plant Sale.

The format will be different this year, but the huge selection of vegetable, herb and fruit plants will be the same. Purchase online, schedule a pickup time and collect your plants outside City Farm in a safe, contactless transaction. As always, your purchases will support our work to expand Rhode Islanders’ access to affordable, healthy food.

Here’s how the online sale will work: 

  • If you’ve signed up or renewed your membership by Monday, May 11, you’ll receive an e-mail with a link to the online shop that morning. Enjoy the benefits of both early access to the Sale and a 10% discount on plants!
  • We will share the link with the public here and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday, May 12.
  • Ordering will continue through Thursday, May 21.
  • When placing your order, you will be prompted to schedule a pickup time between Sat., May 16 and Fri., May 22.

Plant Sale FAQ

Can I get early access to the online shop if I become a member on the 10th or 11th?

if you sign up for membership after 12 noon on Sunday, May 10, you will be emailed the link early afternoon on Monday, or as soon as we’re able send it!

How and when can non-members start buying plants?

The site will be open to the the public on Tuesday, May 12, after 9 am. Look for the link on this website and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

How do I pay for plants using my SNAP/EBT benefits?

Before entering the online shop, please e-mail us with your name and phone number at orders@southsideclt.org. We’ll contact you for info and give you a code for your order.

What safety practices will you use at pickup?

When you come to get your plants, you’ll be met by an SCLT staff member wearing a mask and gloves, who will maintain a safe distance at all times for a contact-free transaction.

Where do I pick up my plants if I’m arriving by car?

For directions, use 95 Linden Street in your map app. Enter Linden via W. Clifford Street (it will be closed at the other end to thru-traffic). Text us at 401-771-2227 with the name on your order, invoice # and description of your vehicle. Unlock/pop your trunk and a staff member will load your order directly into your trunk for you. Please remain in your vehicle the entire time, and remember to wear a mask.

How do I pick up my plants if I’m on foot or bicycle?

Schedule a pickup time and indicate how you’re arriving in the “Note to seller” box on the checkout page. Text us at 401-771-2227 to let us know you’ve arrived, and wait outside the entrance to the Somerset Community Garden on Linden Street. Please maintain a safe distance at all times. We’ll have cardboard beer flats on hand and a limited supply of boxes for carting plants home.

No hablo inglés, ¿alguien puede ayudarme a hablar en español?

Sí, contáctenos si tiene preguntas en orders@southsideclt.org

To enable everyone who wants to grow food to do so this year, we are donating 25% of our plant starts to local gardeners in need. Plant Sale customers will be invited to help us defray this cost by making a donation online along with purchases. (Thank you in advance!)

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