Note from the Executive Director: 
This has been an outstanding season in many ways, and I feel grateful to be a part of the Garden community. It has been my honor to serve the organization over the past six years, and I look forward to working with and supporting a new crop of leaders in 2021. 

We'll be holding an orientation for new and prospective Board members this coming Thursday, September 24th at 4:30 pm at the Gardens. Come get your hands dirty with us.

I am excited to think about our upcoming gardening season and the continuation of our twice-monthly facilitated discussion group - The Latest Dirt!

And check this out... 

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Programs Update: 
We are collecting surplus produce for the Food Bank and overripe produce for our animal friends each week. Leave produce at the shed on Wednesday evenings for Thursday morning pick up.

Join Kenosha Farm Community Garden at 9:00 am for The Latest Dirt - a facilitated discussion about gardening topics. Todays topic: preparing now for next year's garden. You can join us at the gardens in person (appropriate cautions requested) - and we'll broadcast on Facebook (technology permitting!) Gardens are located at 1245 Lombardi Street, Erie CO - across from Crescent Park.

Last episode: The Latest Dirt

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Facilities Update: 
Gardeners are asked to prepare for winter by clearing plots of all vegetation (no composting in place). Please bag it and remove it from the gardens... do NOT use the composting bins at the back of the gardens as they cannot handle the large amount of material.

Erie residents received a voucher to use at the landfill between now and October 15, so plan accordingly and help a friend if you have room.

We have a heavy duty tiller available for member use. If you used it this season and haven't made a donation, please contact Kelly Zuniga by email. We request a donation to our perpetual tiller fund (suggested $20 per use - up to 400 sf). Use the following link to make a donation to the fund, and include PTF in the comments.



Please note: deposits will be refunded or rolled over to next year for any gardeners whose plots are cleared and weed-free. Otherwise, the funds will be used to hire younglings to help us finish up.

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Membership Update:
We are accepting applications for the 2021 garden season. We expect to have a few plot openings and will have a count by mid-November. Sign up soon to get into the wait list - plots are first registered, first served.

If you would like to become a garden member, follow the <Sign Up> tab at the top of this page for information and registration instructions. Payment received will be date and time stamped for priority. 

membership@kenoshafarmcommunitygarden.org

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Finance Update: 
<<This section under construction>>

kenoshafarmcommunitygarden@gmail.com

Incoming revenues in 2019 included approximately $2,640 in plot fees which covered the projected cost of water (~$800), administrative fees (~85), and liability insurance (~1200). When actual expenses are less than projected, then funds may be allocated for soil amendments for the following year. We are currently seeking assistance with annual fundraising for facility improvements.