2014 Annual General Meeting Minutes

2014 Annual General Meeting Minutes Sunday, March 9, 2014 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. @ Fifth Avenue Committee offices 621 Degraw St. (bet. 3rd & 4th Ave.) MINUTES 25 people in attendance (Sharon, 1 child, 23 members – list at bottom) Moderator & timekeeper: Melanie Holcomb Minutes: Gabriele Wolf 1.     Introduce yourself, offer your favorite […]

Movie Night in the Garden This Sunday

Join us in the garden this Sunday, October 27th, for movie night, starting at 6:30PM. We’ll be showing “The Natural History of the Chicken” plus a selected short, and serving hot apple cider.

Upcoming Vote on Fostering Chickens in the Garden this Winter

Dear Gardeners, We covered a lot of ground at the membership meeting during our October 13 Garden Day, including our new organization into work teams and whether, given the resounding support from our chicken survey, we should foster hens again, or perhaps consider getting our own small flock. Fostering is relatively easy—a limited-time commitment that […]

Farewell to Our Fine Feathered Friends

Marisa from Earth Matter arrived Tuesday morning to repatriate our foster hens to their Governors Island home. There are many stories to tell about the ladies, and what they have meant to us. Here is just one. Arlo with Henny Penny on Sunday, April 21, two days before the hens returned to Governors Island. Kristen […]

Farewell to the Chickens Party–Tomorrow! Sunday, April 21st

Farewell to the Chickens Party! Tomorrow Sunday, April 21st 11AM to 1PM The day has finally arrived. The chickens will be returning to their Earth Matters home on Governor’s Island this Tuesday, April 23. Come and join us in the garden tomorrow for a Farewell to the Chickens Party! The tenders will be doing their […]

Spring Egg Hunt was a Huge Success!

On March 31, the Warren St Marks Community Garden held our second annual Spring Egg Hunt. Garden members and other members of the community came together to hunt for eggs, enjoy refreshments (including the addictive “bunny bait” popcorn provided by Courtney Burns), and celebrate the beginning of Spring in the garden. Our seven foster chickens […]

November News: Chickens, Leaf Drop, Garden Day

We have quite a few announcements to share. See below for more on: 1. Chicken Vote Results, Monitoring Committee Volunteers, Chicken Care Training 2. Leaf Drop 3. Hurricane Update 4. Work Day – Saturday, November 10th Chicken Vote, Monitoring Committee & Chicken Care Training We are pleased to announce the results of the garden’s re-vote […]