Hey, that was a great meeting. At first, I was disappointed not to see more people, but as it is, we had just a nice group to start brainstorming. BTW, should we have a rain date for that April 5 event?
Just wanted to be sure I have you all in this correctly. Dates for future events include:
Tuesday, 3/25, 5 p.m., Meet at public library for final planning for April event
Saturday, 4/5, 10 a.m., Community invited for demonstration at Pathways (name?) Community garden. To introduce them to the concept of community gardening and offer demonstration of sowing and planting early veggies.
Task Force (Tentative, this is only a beginning; some people may change their minds, their focus. Also, Mike left before we signed up for these, so I just plugged his name in with a ? Also, we hope to get many new members to help with these tasks)
Organizer/Manager/Coordinator: Windy Cutler (by default), Mike Heishman?
Grant Writing: Cary Ours
Site Search and Selection: Gayle Allen and Patricia Taylor
Site Layout, plots, pathways, etc.: David Allen
Preparation of Soil—soil testing, amendments, plowing, disking, tilling (as needed) David Allen, Mike Heishman*
Securing of equipment and tools: Cary Ours
PR: articles, press releases, ads: Windy Cutler
Securing plants, seeds, locating resources, making recommendations: Cary Ours, David Allen
Mentoring the gardeners: Maureen Wysopal, Gayle Allen, Windy Cutler
Participant: Patricia and Randall; David and Gayle