Volunteers Needed May 16 for Opening of New “People’s Portable Garden”

On May 16, 2009, Wasatch Community Gardens, in cooperation with the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City and the residents of the West Temple Gateway neighborhood, is opening a new, temporary community garden, called “The People’s Portable Garden” at 900 S 200 W, Salt Lake City. You are invited to be a part of this historic occasion! From 8 a.m. to noon and again from 1-5 p.m., volunteers are needed to build raised garden beds, fill them with soil and prepare the garden for planting. Lunch will be provided. To sign up for this fun event, or for more information, please contact Brit Merrill, our community gardening and volunteer coordinator by email at community@wasatchgardens.org or by calling 801-359-2658 x11. To learn more about the project, visit our website.



Our mission is to empower people of all ages and incomes to grow and eat healthy, local, organic food. Become a blog contributor and share creative organic gardening tips, frustrating challenges/exciting successes in the garden, and information about local food! To learn more or sign up, send us an email to felecia@wasatchgardens.org. And make sure to check all our programs and events on our website wasatchgardens.org - You can sign up for our e-newsletter, learn how to join our gardening community, be one of our 1300 volunteers who make our events, programs and gardens possible, attend any of our 50 sustainable food and gardening classes, and support an organization that has served the community for more than 25 years. Sign up for our newsletter by going here: www.wasatchgardens.org/connect/newsletter-signup

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