There’s a GARDEN?? CROP SCHEDULE Spring/Early Summer:
… and more!
We currently have 5 raised beds in the field behind the President’s house and hope to expand.
Proposed Garden Improvements We’d like to make the garden a new, desirable green space on Clark’s small urban campus Come join us to: Escape from city life Unwind after a stressful day Enjoy the outdoors We’d also like to use the area for fun, outdoor events such as : Garden parties Harvest suppers Planting celebrations Picnics …and more!
Instructionals and Community Outreach Learn a new life skill TUTORIALS and GARDEN HOURS Come get your hands dirty! Making jam, preserving, pickling, composting, and cooking demos Interact with Worcester! Teaching opportunities with local youth in the garden Help withYouthGROW urban farming
Where will our produce go? Due to the garden’s current size, our produce is largely symbolic ... ..but we hope to produce much more in the future. 1: Dining Services: to encourage the use of local produce in meal planning 2: Clark community harvest suppers 3: Surplus donated to local shelters
Where will the money go?
Soil, fertilizer and testing supplies
Construction materials for benches and a shed
A compost bin
Fencing to protect garden from animals
Plus, we plan to EXPAND!
Expansion Across Campus We plan to bring Clark greenery all year round through the introduction of… Campus-Wide Herb Gardens! Potentially located in:
The Goddard Library
Expansion at the Clark Arboretum We have permission to expand the garden into Hadwen Arboretum – only minutes away from campus! On only one acre of land, we will be able to produce …… pounds of veggies! Approximate location of proposed expansion area.