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Northfield Community Garden 2013
Submitted by Amy Anderson on Sun, 03/17/2013 - 12:31pm
Greenvale Park Community Garden is now making applications available for the 2013 gardeningseason. A limited number of 10 x 10’ and 10 x 20’ plots will be available. Gardeners can plant what theychoose and will be responsible for weeding, watering, harvesting and otherwise maintaining their plotsthroughout the growing season. All gardeners at the community garden will use organic gardeningmethods, and experienced gardeners will be available to help newer gardeners learn the necessaryskills. In addition to gardening in their own plots, gardeners will participate on work teams to sharetasks like maintaining the compost, mowing and trimming grassy areas, and tending the Sharing Plot.
All the produce from the Sharing Plot is donated to the Northfield Food Shelf.
- Applications accepted first come, first served, now through March 25
- Applications (English and Spanish) can be downloaded from the Community Services website: http://nfld.k12.mn.us/greenvale/about/garden/
- Applications can be emailed or mailed to Sarah Dennett.
Mailing address is 510 Saint Olaf Ave. Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
- CAC , the Community Services office and the Greenvale Park school office also have applications
Once applications are approved, gardeners will pay a gardening fee of $25 for the year ($15 for half-plots) to help cover costs of water and other garden expenses. Financial assistance will be available forthose who are unable to pay the full amount. If you have further questions about the garden please callNorthfield Community Gardeners at 507-649-0707. Northfield Community Gardeners would also liketo hear from and offer assistance to people who are interested in starting community gardens in otherlocations in Northfield .
Greenvale Park Community Garden is a joint project of the Northfield Community Gardeners and the Northfield Public Schools Community Services Division.