Friday, May 28, 2010

Mt. Greylock Vegetable Garden Orientation Meeting - Saturday

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Mt. Greylock Regional High School senior Patrick Madden says the school's vegetable garden (a recent initiative started by Madden and Katherine Keys out behind the greenhouse) is planted and ready for volunteers! Anyone interested in helping out with gardening and harvesting over the summer, please email or talk to Patrick Madden to join the listserve and get involved. There will be a garden orientation meeting for all interested volunteers on Saturday, May 29th at 10:30 AM outside the greenhouse on the southwest corner of the property.

Additionally, says Madden, the garden now has a website: On this site, volunteers can find informatio n about the history of the garden, what is currently planted, weekly task updates, photos, and more. There is also a link to a public volunteer calendar, which will document who is signed up for weekly shifts when.

"We are still in need of gardening tools, specifically: sturdy garden rakes and smaller weeding tools," says Madden. "If anyone is willing to donate, bring them to the meeting or email!


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