Are you interested in helping those in our community who have food insecurity? Then this meeting is for you! Find out from MCG vice president Stacy Basko how produce from our community gardens help those in need. Help strategize about how and when donations will occur. The meeting will be Saturday, June 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the First Aid Squad gardens. Go to the Calendar on this site to copy the information from our calendar to yours.
Mark your calendar for the maintenance week at your site (FAS or TH), posted under the Plots tab. If you can’t make it the week that you’ve been assigned, you may switch with someone, but you must let the site managers know. They are Stacy or Austin at FAS, and Karen at TH.
Each maintenance week begins on a Saturday and ends the following Friday. For example, if you were assigned May 23, your week runs from May 23 through May 29.
Maintenance week responsibilities include :
Questions? Contact your site manager or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
See our Facebook page for some great photos from our spring workdays!
MGEC are holding plant sales, demos, and lectures May 1 & 2 in Montclair, and May 9 in Roseland. You’ll find a huge variety of vegetables, annuals, perennials, shrubs and small trees. This sale is just in time for Mother’s Day and spring planting! For more information visit http://mgessex.org/plant-sale/.
The Township is offering free tree seedlings to residents. Pick-up at Memorial Park, Wednesday, April 15 between 3:30-5:00 p.m. First-come-first-serve. View details at
Spring work days have been rescheduled for April 11 and 12. Choose the day that suits your schedule! An email from Sign-up Genius has been sent to all members, with a link to register for work days. Check your spam box if you don’t see it, and remember to add our google groups email addresses and Sign-up Genius address to your contacts list.
Gardening is for optimists, and we’re certain that the snow will melt in time for our spring work days! Choose the day that’s convenient for you –Saturday, March 21 from 9 am to 12 pm at the First Aid Squad site, or Sunday, March 22 from 12-3 pm at the Town Hall site. You can help at either site, regardless of where your plot is. Look for an email from “Sign-Up Genius” and register for the day you’ll be helping. Family and friends are welcome to join in!
NEW date and time! Save the date for our annual membership meeting!
Join us on January 28, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, in the lower level of Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street for our annual meeting. Please arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 to allow time for completion of paperwork and collection of dues. The business portion of the meeting will begin promptly at 7:00 pm. This is a mandatory meeting for all current and prospective members. Members will vote on open board positions, receive information about using the gardens, sign user agreements and pay dues for 2015. Dues for the 2015 season are $65.00. Payment may be cash or check. For more information about membership, please email us at email@example.com.
Due to inclement weather, the workday is rescheduled to Saturday, November 8. Look for a new Sign-Up Genius email!
Our growing season is coming to a close and it’s time to clean out the beds and ready our gardens for winter. The final fall work day is Saturday, Nov. 1 at the First Aid Squad site between 9 am and 1 pm. If you missed helping at Town Hall last weekend, you can make-up your volunteer hours at FAS! Choose your two hour shift using the link in the Sign-up Genius email you received.