Garden Meeting notes from 2/18/13.
Thanks to all those who attended.
1. Thanks to John Friedmann for his very informative presentation on the Emerald Ash Borer issue. Ann Signed the letter to petition the Alderman to take this issue up.
2. Update on plans for building plots this April (12 in total)
New and…[Read more]
Monday nights meeting notes.
Merchant Park Community Garden 11/19 All Gardeners Meeting
1. Financial report
2. Update on land transfership of Merchant Park from the City of Chicago to Neighborspace
The City Council’s Housing and Zoning department passed the bill agreeing transfer of land. Formalities are underway which ensures…[Read more]
Hi there gardeners
We have a pot luck and all gardeners’ meeting planned for this Saturday at the garden, 4.30pm onwards. Please bring a dish to share. See you there!
2 Fence – garden plan and available materials
3 Elections – complete nominations
4 Neighborspace – update
5 Fall Fest
6. Committee updates
Hi there, hope you’re enjoying this spectacular weather. Thanks for attending the bi-monthly All Gardeners meeting on Monday. Here are the notes if you require a refresher.
Welcome back and new gardeners
Financials – $2295 balance in the bank and $430 Water Committee receipts nets at $1865
NeighborSpace Soilt testing update
Meeting notes from 1/26/11
Assuming all existing plots are filled. Awaiting renewals data – deadline is March 15th for all applications. Decision to build 5 new plots to keep momentum and grow the garden. 1 of these is likely to go to St Viators (pre school teacher). Market the 4 remaining plots and build contingency for…[Read more]
Don’t forget the all gardeners meeting tonight at 8pm at All Saints Church, 4129 W. Newport. Just in case you’re hungry, check out my latest garden/Pastoral recipe http://www.pastoralartisan.com/blog/merchant-park-community-garden-recipes-the-onion-principle
Don’t forget the meeting to plan for a push for donated materials tomorrow night, Tuesday 13th December at 8pm in the basement hall at All Saint’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 4129 W Newport Ave.
Look forward to seeing you there.
In reply to: Jane McKay posted an update in the group News & Updates: For anyone who gets bored with the Turkey over the next few days, you could try a yummy alternative with a squash lasagna….read on. Another recipe from the […] View
For anyone who gets bored with the Turkey over the next few days, you could try a yummy alternative with a squash lasagna….read on. Another recipe from the garden for Pastoral Cheese, Bread and Wine. (Please note i don’t profit financially in any way from this other than to eat what i’ve…[Read more]
Hi and Happy Halloween
Another recipe has hit the Pastoral Cheese, Bread and Wine blog including recipes made from our garden. Take a look at
” A Trio of Toasties”
Check out monthly recipes which I am putting together for Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread and Wine in a collaboration to help raise the profile of Community Gardening including MPCG. It’s a great way to show off both our produce.
Good morning folks
Due to unforseen circumstances, the students from IIT are unable to attend today for our planning session at the garden. Ann and I will however be there to welcome anyone who comes along for a “garden tour” and to note any suggestions people may have have for the development of the garden.
It would be nice to see people…[Read more]
Dear garden members
Ann has arranged for a group of students from the Department of Landscape Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Design to come along and help plan the future of the site. This is an exciting opportunity for us all and i would like to invite you to meet on Sunday 11th September, at the garden.
The time of the meeting is yet…[Read more]
MPCG meeting minutes 8/23/11
Fencing (following an earlier Executive Board meeting)
* We donâ€™t have sufficient funds to replace the existing fence with anything more purposeful and new boundaries are yet to be finalised for next years plots.
* Determining our NeighborSpace status is still a way off therefore no action is being taken at…[Read more]
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