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Green Plate Special -GROUND BREAKING -work party February 4, 2011

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Announcement & Invitation To: GREEN PLATE SPECIAL’S

Ground Breaking – Work Party

Sunday, February 13, 2011
10:00 AM to 4 PM
The corner of: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WAY & EAST UNION STREET

Wear good boots, work gloves (we will have a few pairs to share) & PARTY HATS (or warm hats…)!

WHAT WE WILL BE DOING
· Removing and bagging garbage
· Helping Todd and the bobcat remove Blackberry roots
· Loading organic debris onto the truck
· Piling rock and cement for removal or “creative reuse”
· Loading garbage onto the truck
· Helping Todd and the bobcat take down the old brick walls and separate brick to be reused in the garden
· Planting sweet peas or early climbers, at the base of our signs (have you notice they are changing with the property?)
WE HOPE TO
· Have the trees pruned; if so, there will be wood to cut and stack
· Level the ground as much as possible in preparation for our next steps
· Share with you our visions
PLEASE COME
· Introduce yourselves
· Lend a hand
· Share coffee, cocoa and something cold
· Share a snack (we are looking for snack donations too)
· If you have special skills to volunteer we welcome your input!

We will be a teaching garden and kitchen for middle school youth in the neighborhood. We welcome young volunteers and will be:
· Looking for a core team of 6-8 youth 11-15 years old to help us design the garden

Come at 10 and stay until 4 or come by when you can, we’d love to meet you; we’d love for you to lend a hand…
RSVP: On the contact page!
If you can’t come consider donating, click on the donate button to the right!!!
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The GPS Team

 

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