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I will go with Him through the garden...
                       ...where He leads I will follow

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 00:00

Our Plan

The Caledonia Community Garden is using 20 raised bed garden boxes to plant a majority of our crops this year.  These boxes are 8' X 4' in size, and use the Square Foot Gardening Technique. Raised beds yield up to four times more than the same amount of space planted in rows. That’s due not only to their loose, fertile soil but also to efficient spacing—by using less space for paths, you have more room to grow plants. In addition to…
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00

Community Involvement

Community involvement is a large part of our mission.  We're engaged and connected with the community in the following ways:   The Michigan State University Extension Master Gardener Program has recognized our garden as an approved project. This provides an opportunity for Master Gardeners to gain service hours and the community to attend educational sessions.   An Eagle Scout candidate will be overseeing the building and preparation of the garden boxes.   Boy Scout Troop 202 will assist in preparing the field…
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00

Our Mission

  The Mission of the Caledonia Community Garden is to build community. We will: Serve the needs of our community by providing fresh produce to those in need Strengthen our community's independance through encouraging sustainability Connect our community through the enjoyment and satisfaction of working together
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00

Our People

Thank you to our Caledonia Community Garden committee members! Co-Chairs Pat Schenk David Benjamin Treasurer Erin Benjamin Master Gardener Sharon Mortensen Public Relations Tim Overholt - Video Media Publicity Pat Schenk - Community Liaison Jodi Smith - Print Media Publicity & Printing Johan Vargas - Social Media Publicity School Greenhouse Liaison Nancy Kinney Photography Angela Wolbert Sponsorship Jodi Smith Jayne Thomas Seed & Plant Procurement Nancy Kinney Tim Overholt Eagle Scout Liaison David Benjamin Pat Schenk Water Supply Sharon Mortensen…

Getting Youth Involved

Getting Youth Involved

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Featured Programs

Adopt a Crop

No gardening knowledge required! Come get dirt under your nails, meet new people and help feed your community! Please fill out your Adopt-a-Crop form today.

 

Sponsor A Box

For the small donation, you can sponsor a raised garden box to help build and feed the community and teach kids about sustainability!

 

Plant Your Own Plot

If you don't have space at home, we have free plots so you can plant your own!

 

General Volunteer

If you need or want community service hours or just want to garden and help for the fun of it!

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