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Creating Vibrant Communities Inc
Hello neighbors and friends,
Below are the plans for construction of raised beds this Saturday May 10th in Plot “A” at the new CVC Urban Farm located at 779 Atwood Street SW Atlanta, GA 30310 in the greater West End (also known as the Beecher-Donnelly neighborhood). This initiative is part of CVC’s new Urban Agriculture Program, which was launched in response to the NPU-T Community Food Project. Please come by to be a part of this historic event and reach out to as many West End residents and NPU-T neighbors to invite them as well. Contact Robert Thompson (CVC Executive Director) to register as a participant at 404.399.3790 or email@example.com. For more information about Creating Vibrant Communities Inc and its programs, please visit here:
8AM shift of volunteers:
Will focus on laying out garden bed outlines with wooden stacks and strings. Involves basic surveying with measuring tape and some earth leveling (process described here). Garden beds will be both cement block bordered (examples attached) & earth mounded designs.
Laying down newspaper within beds for weed suppression
Brush removal and general landscaping around the site
11AM shift of volunteers:
Actual construction of mounded garden beds, cement block raised beds, and filling with blended topsoil mix.
Adding beginning organic fertilizer amendments (chicken pellets or fish emulsion)
Summer crop planting and garden bed irrigation
Lastly, we need everyone to bring as many old newspapers and gardening tools as possible, including:
Many thanks. Please reply if you have any questions. – Kwabena
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Kwabena “Cubby” Nkromo, NPU-T Chair
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