The city of Provo is considering support for a community garden, even though it has had bad experiences with cooperative gardens before. The Provo Herald has details in this article.
The city is asking residents to voice their opinions via a survey on the city website.
Previous attempts at community gardens have not worked well in Provo. Here's a quote from the article:
"It was a disaster because they didn't have enough supervision of it," he said, noting water was left on, and there were problems with vandalism and weeds. "The parks department had not had a good experience."
But the trend of community gardens around Utah is on the rise, and it is time for Provo to consider another go at it, he said.