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Hello everyone! I am attempting to work on our web presence and see what I have access to and what I still need access to. In the mean time please check us out on Facebook at HOT Urban Gardening Coalition and on Instagram at hotugc.

Our email address is hotugc@gmail.com so please contact us with any questions and especially if you want to get started gardening!

Upcoming events:

OCTOBER:

Saturday 29th 10:30 am at the South Waco Library (18th street)

Come join us for the reading of Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table, a One Book One Waco event. HOT Urban Gardening Coalition will be there along with some Master Gardeners with garden activities and useful information. It’s not just for kids! We plan to be there at least until noon.

Sunday 30th 4-6pm at Austin Avenue UMC Community Event: We will have a table at the fall festival where kids (or adults) can make art with nature!

NOVEMBER:

Friday 11th Starting at 5pm Night Market at the Waco Downtown Farmers Market: HOT UGC will have a booth with nature art and other goodies, come join us to hang out, have fun, and hear upcoming activities! $5 wristbands get access to a variety of children’s activities throughout the market on this night.

Saturday 12th 9-11am Cut Flowers from the Farm, MCC Continuing Ed class at Livengood Farms LLC. $29.00 (You must sign up for this class through MCC continuing education http://www.mclennan.edu/continuing-education/ ) At this class you will see Livengood Farms production process from seeds to harvesting and get the opportunity to ask Nancy production questions. After the tour you will be able to make a design with flowers from the farm to take home and additional flowers will be available for purchase.

Wednesday 16th 12-1 Lunch with the Masters, Master Gardener general meeting at Carleen Bright Arboretum, everyone welcome! Scandals in the Garden by: Master Gardener Pat Goaley

Thursday 17th 6pm start time HOT UGC Potluck! Join us as we hand out member packets and draw for prizes from events leading up to this time. We are still working on details, but we want to make this a great event where we begin to form committees and focus groups relating to all of the garden/urban food/local work happening around us. (You do not need to be a member to attend.) Check out the event site on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1760811394173242/

Saturday 19th 9am-1pm: Waco Downtown Farmers MarketWe are looking to re-open our UGC booth! We will have shirts, manuals, and other miscellaneous items as our garden grows. We are currently committing to the 3rd Saturdays of each month but hope to see support soon that will allow us more of a market presence.

 

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