Westminster Mission Garden
2155 University Ave
Contact: Rich Henderson – 563 580 6289 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: To provide fresh vegetables to Lord of Life and Gracepoint Food Pantry patrons.
Eligibility: Volunteers welcome.
Description: U-shaped raised bed garden, 9 1/2 inches tall. two 3 ft x 33 ft beds, and one 3 ft x 8 ft bed connected to the 2 on the side. Near the parking lot near fellowship hall. Looking forward to vertical gardening in 2017.
Volunteers do not need to be experienced gardeners. Children are welcome. Rich Henderson is a Master Gardener and willing to teach new gardeners interested in learning more.
When should I get in touch if I’m interested in gardening or volunteering? Contact Rich at any time at 563 580 6289
How was the garden started? It was started by Rich Henderson, a master gardener interested in getting fresh food to those who needed it.
How is the garden supported? Supported by the church ministry team & property team. Boy-scouts were helpful in the construction of the raised beds.
How many people are actively involved in the garden currently? About 4 right now (2016) as well as youth groups & boy scouts.
What’s needed? Any resources? Volunteers? Leadership? Supplies? Creative work? Community connections? Not at this time (2016). We look forward to expanding the size of the garden in 2017!