The Franklin Park Conservatory Community Garden (FPCCG) is managed by the Growing to Green (G2G) Program. It is located in the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus and offers a variety of benefits to the community. Not only does it improve access to fresh food but it provides a space for neighbors to connect and reflect on nature’s beauty. Please refrain from picking or eating produce grown in the Community Garden. A Free Little Farmstand is available.
The Conservatory also provides educational and social events such as pizza parties and potlucks for FPCCG plot holders.
This garden also serves as a model for participants in G2G.
Rules & GuidelinesFPCCG requires all gardeners to read and abide by the following rules and guidelines to ensure the growth of the gardening community as well as the continuation of plot ownership.
Volunteer Engagement EligibilityThe FPCCG serves as a model for community gardens for Central Ohio. As an equal part community to garden, a commitment of engagement from its plot holders is essential. Engagement can enhance the gardening experience with fellowship, learning, and connectivity. A minimum of 25 hours of volunteer engagement must be recorded.
Volunteer engagement hours are defined as time:
1. Spent maintaining a personal plot representing the Conservatory.
2. Spent maintaining public space in the FPCCG.
3. Spent volunteering on the main Conservatory campus.
4. Spent engaging with other community gardeners in educational/social/work events at FPCCG.
Volunteer Engagement Hour Management can be recorded through:
1. Volgistics (recommended)
2. Emailing to G2G Coordinator at [email protected].
3. Recording on the spreadsheet in the FPCCG shed.
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