Community Garden Applications Due May 8th

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Applications are now open for plots at Corcoran’s two community gardens! Garden plots range from 4’x12’ to 10’x12’ in size, and several accessible raised bed plots are available at the Corcoran Community Garden. Cost for plots varies from $35-$60 for the year, depending on plot size. Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Check out updates from our garden coordinators and information on how to apply below.

Corcoran Community Garden (3301 24th Avenue South)

Hello Spring! Welcome back, we’ve missed you so! I don’t know about everyone else but I’m ready to start digging in the dirt! We are introducing some new plot sizes this season at the Corcoran Community Garden, and are excited to see the Healthy Bees Healthy Lives Pollinator Patch come back to life! The projected date for gardeners orientation is Saturday, May 20th at 1:00pm. See you around the garden!

--Genevieve Olive, Volunteer Garden Coordinator, Corcoran Community Garden

Milly’s Peace Garden (2017 East 38th Street)

 With the arrival of spring, it’s time to think about gardening! Milly’s Peace Garden is starting its seventh year. We are the smaller of the two community gardens, with just eight plots. Two plots are open this year.  It’s a great group of gardeners, including an herbalist who grows medicinal plants that the pollinators love. We look forward to having a couple of new folks join us for the 2017 growing season!

--Anne Holzinger, Volunteer Garden Coordinator, Milly’s Peace Garden

TO APPLY for a plot at either garden, return your completed application (sent as an insert in the April edition of the Corcoran News and available for download here) and the annual garden fee to the CNO office at 3451 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407 by 4pm on Monday, May 8th. Contact Brettina Davis, CNO organizer with questions or for more information - brettina@corcoranneighborhood.org or 612-724-7457.

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