• By Megan Gregory
  • Posted Friday, January 29, 2016

Become a Community Garden Mentor - Apply by Feb 8!

Are you passionate about gardening? Do you want to help others grow healthy food and green our neighborhoods? Would you like to be part of a community that’s always learning together? Apply to be a Community Garden Mentor!

Forsyth Community Gardening will hold its next Community Garden Mentor Training on two Saturdays: February 20 & 27, 2016 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm on both days. Learn more about the program and download an application at: http://tinyurl.com/FCGMentorProgram. Please return applications by February 8, 2016 to Megan Gregory at gregormm@forsyth.cc.

The Community Garden Mentor training is for people interested in providing community organizing and horticultural guidance to a specific garden. We’ll cover the organizing skills and basic horticultural knowledge you need to start and sustain an active community garden! After completing the initial training, Mentors are matched with a community garden in Forsyth County. To continually develop their knowledge skills, and networks, Mentors also attend monthly potlucks, Sustainable Growing Series workshops, and other horticultural programs offered by Forsyth County Cooperative Extension.

If you have questions about the program, please contact Megan at gregormm@forsyth.cc" or 336-705-8823.

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