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December JCMGA Working Groups Summaries

By November 29, 2023Beet 2023 12 December

 

 

Community Outreach Working Group

Chair, Ronnie Budge

No meeting in November.

 

FUNDRAISING WORKING GROUP

Chair, Sandy Hammond

No meeting in November.

 

Garden Enhancement Working Group

Chair, Janine Salvatti

We are continuing to work in the gardens and are now getting them ready for the cooler temperatures.

 

Marketing and Technology Working Group

Chair – (looking for a chair or co-chair)

This group has been busy with creating videos of our Demonstration Gardens; working on the Garden Beet; meeting the technology of our organization; updating Facebook posts.

 

Member Services Working Group

Chair, Barbara Low

We received the data from the member survey that was done in November.  We will be delving into the data at our December and January meetings.

We did a recap of the 2023 Student Master Gardener Graduation/Celebration.

We will be having a Joint Committee meeting with the Community Outreach Working Group at our December 18th meeting to continue to work our the details of the Friends of the Gardens Program.

 

Program Support Working Group

Chair is Grace Florjancic

In 2024 we are bringing back our Seed to Supper classes! Seed to Supper is a 6 weeklong basic vegetable gardening class for folks in our county with lower incomes to help increase food security in our communities. This program was put on hold during the past few years but is coming back. We have a few locations in the county pick out to hold these classes, but we need instructors! The more instructors we have, the more classes we can hold next year. If you are a certified Master Gardener looking to help with this program, contact Grace Florjancic at grace.florjancic@oregonstate.edu

 

Winter Dreams Summer Gardens Working Group

chairs are Colet Allen, Susan Koenig, and Barbara Low

There will be a satisfaction survey sent out the week of November 5th and the data collected will be used to plan for next year’s Winter Dreams Summer Gardens.