Gardens Coalition Meeting Set for Jan. 19
Calling all volunteers interested in working on community and school gardens! The Kingston City Gardens Coalition is holding its first meeting of 2011 on Wednesday, January 19, at 6 p.m., at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County offices located at 10 Westbrook Lane, Kingston, N.Y.
The meeting will offer a chance for volunteers interested in working on community gardens to connect with others who are already at work on school and community garden projects in Kingston. Groups or project leaders who have community and school gardens planned for 2011 should attend as a way to connect with other project leaders as well as with potential volunteers. Attendees will also have an opportunity to discuss their vision for community and school gardens in 2011.
The Kingston Citywide Gardens Coalition is comprised of citizens, educators and community leaders who are involved in a variety of school and community garden projects in and around the City of Kingston, NY. The coalition meets monthly to hold gardening workshops and skillshares and to offer support of community and school garden projects. Members of the coalition include citizen volunteers from Kingston as well as project leaders and volunteers from the New York City DEP, the Kingston Land Trust, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, Kingston City Schools, Bard College, the Healthy Kingston for Kids Project, and the Ulster County Bar Association, among others.