Elly and her Sustainable Shepherdstown group, along with local impressario Peter Corum, are organizing a Community Garden in cooperation with Peter’s Morgan Grove Market project just down the road from out house. Today, we hosted an informational meeting for interested parties… we had 12 in attendance (there were several who were interested and called to say they couldn’t make the meeting, but they want in.) Everyone seemed pretty excited.
Yesterday, Peter arranged to have the 100 square feet set aside for the set of 10′ x 10′ garden plots roto-tilled and fertilized. This was done with volunteers and by calling in some favors.
The weather held out well to get everything done.
Here’s the group who worked the land:
Anyone interested in getting involved in Sustainable Shepherdstown’s Community Garden (at a cost of $20.00 for a 10 x 10 for the whole season) should go to http://sustainableshepherdstown.org or send an email to email@example.com.
Me? I’m assigned to watering our plot.
- Survey Shows Majority of NYC Community Gardens Grow Food, Compost (inhabitat.com)
- Extension of Community Garden License Agreements Announced at Yesterday’s Council Hearing (parksnyc.wordpress.com)
- “I think this a great idea” (franklinmatters.blogspot.com)
- Going green: Planning Commission approves regulations on community gardens (sfgate.com)