Notes from Garden Day Meeting – 9/9/17

Notes from Garden Day meeting 9/9/17   Today’s accomplishments — weeding (paths, plots and more), getting bins for weeds from neighbors, shed cleaned, pile of mulch and dirt distributed, hand compost sifter repaired. What’s coming up next?  Cutting up cedar planks for borders. Making the actual borders. Water: Hydrant cap has been changed. Good till […]

Steering Committee Notes 8/26/17

Steering Committee Notes 8/26/17 SC members attending: Rachel, Andrea, Gina, Kit Andrea took meeting notes in Slack, so those who weren’t there could see the meeting in real time, if they like. has joined us. Water update: Corn Schmidt, Andrea’s colleague who is getting his plumbing license, is willing to come out to learn […]

Garden Day Meeting, August 6, 2017

Accomplishments on Garden Day, August 6, 2017 Major weeding. Greetings to new members, explanation of garden governance and steering committee introductions. Motion on steering committee coming up, as Andrea is offering to be Operations person for BANG team. Introductions. Progress on water: recruiting plumbing expert to advise us and liaise with a to-be-named plumbing company […]

Steering Committee Minutes, July 29, 2017

Steering Committee Minutes, July 29, 2017 10 steerers in attendance:  Amelia Wilson, David Bivins, Kristen Davis, Andrea Kannapell, Maggie Stein, Melanie Holcomb, Rachel Green, Kit Schneider, Chloe Abercrombie. Other members: Sheri Stein. AGENDA  [Planned item in bold and scope in roman.  Some BANG-RELATED Saturday, Sept. 16, there’s a huge Harvest Fair happening at BEARS, with […]

Steering Committee Election Results

Elections: Steering Committee elected by acclaim Administrator: Andrea Kannapell Garden:  David Bivins Chickens: Kristen Davis Treasurer: Melanie Holcomb Communications: Valerie English Community plots: Siena Chrisman, Kit Schneider Compost: Sarah Trignano Individual plots: Amelia Wilson Membership: Gina Briggs Events: Chloe Abercrombie Open Hours: Rachel Green Fundraiser: Gabriela Wolf BANG Rep:  Maggie Stein BANG Alt:  Padmini Narumanchi […]

Annual General Meeting 2017 Notes

Notes from General Annual Membership Meeting for 2017 Date: 3/12/17 Melanie Holcomb moderates. Attending: Chloe Abercrombie, David Bivins, Gina Briggs, Ruth Chasek, Kristen Davis, Mary Dillon, Rachel Green, Melanie Holcomb, Karen Hsu, Andrea Kannapell, Jefferson Maloney, Pat McCarty, Padmini Narumanchi, Mimi Rosenfeld, Kit Schneider, Maggie Stein, Amelia Wilson, Gabriela Wolf. Introductions Current SC Roles Admin — […]

Steering Committee Minutes, January 27, 2017

Meeting minutes 01/27/17 PRESENT: Sarah Jefferson Amelia Chloe Maggie Gina Kit Gabriella David (via telephone) Andrea Mary __ AGENDA Compost Area Move Compost Team will get together outside of a garden day sometime in March. (Other members and volunteers are welcome) Compost sifter area build Who will do it? Sarah will reach out to Aaron […]

Live Music in the Community Garden Tonight! Tuesday, June 21st

Live Music Tonight in the Community Garden!! MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK  Tuesday, June 21st As part of Make Music New York, there will be two FREE musical performances at the Warren St. Marks Community Garden: 6:00PM: The Shockwaves (rock/blues) 7:00PM: Bella Voce Singers (choral music) Refreshments will be provided. Bella Voce Singers

Water + Sun = Food : The Garden Season Begins by Stephen Rose

Stephen Rose is a garden member with a remarkably green thumb. He’s chronicling the year in his own lush backyard. We are following along for tips for our own plots, decks and sills. Spring training is underway. The garden season begins. From what I could gather online, the last frost date in Brooklyn falls around […]

Spring Has Sprung in the Community Garden

SAVE THE DATE:   Annual Spring Egg Hunt March 27th The Warren St. Marks Community Garden Annual Spring Egg Hunt will be on Sunday, March 27th from 10:30am-12:00pm. Stay tuned for more details, and happy spring! More Spring Events SATURDAY, MARCH 19 — GreenThumb GrowTogether Join over a thousand community gardeners from all over New York […]