Friday, April 26, 2013

Garden News and Meeting

The annual meeting for El Jardin will be held this Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 1:00pm

For those interested in personally becoming a member of El Jardin they accept our community garden the membership enrollment is done by attending an annual Meeting where the steering board committee does an orientation, explain all the rules and then host a work day.

 Everyone knows what a wonderful time the children have in the garden. Its green spaces, lovely fragrances, bountiful blossoms are a treat for the senses and spirit. Just to see how our children romp and run, feeling themselves at one in this precious space, brings joy to our hearts.

All families are invited to participate more deeply in the garden by becoming members. There is a meeting this Saturday, April 26th at 1:00pm, for those interested in becoming members.The Annual meeting is when they accept new members, host the orientation, then a work day then, as it is run by its steering committee of 15 people,The new years board is voted upon at the end day. I will be there after 2pm as work supplies for our garden day will be arriving but any one is invited to contact me

Come and speak with other members, and get a better sense of what participating in membership might mean.
El Jardin del Paraiso, Inc. is a public park, operated by the community members,and under the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation/Green Thumb. The goals of the garden are to promote environmental awareness and education as well as to provide a safe, green space for recreation and outdoor events. The membership fee is only $15 per year. Please consider joining the garden membership: your support means so much!