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SB Roving Garden Party - 5/7 - 6:00pm

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SB Roving Garden Party - 5/7 - 6:00pm

Time: May 7, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Marietta-Alderwood
Street: 3960 Hoff Road.
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map:
Event Type: garden, work, party, meal
Organized By: Sustainable Bellingham
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2013

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SB Roving Garden Party - 5/7 - Marietta-Alderwood - 6:00pm

Join Sustainable Bellingham’s 5th annual Roving Garden Party series, where volunteers help their neighbors create an edible garden. These fun events consist of approximately 90 minutes of gardening, followed by a shared meal. Everyone is welcome!

To get on the mailing list to hear about future SB Roving Garden Parties and other local events, please email

** Where: 3960 Hoff Road. MAP: CARPOOL will depart from the Public Market at 5:30pm.
** Directions: North on Holly/Eldridge, this will curve around the north side of B'ham Bay, head in a westerly direction and turn into Marine Drive. You will pass the turn off for the Airport at Alderwood on your right. Continue forward westbound on Marine Drive 1.7 miles from that intersection. Turn right onto Hoff Road. Turn into the 1st driveway on the right. (single wide mobile & large pole barn) There is room for approximately 12 cars...please carpool if you can.
** When: Tuesday, May 7th, 6:00-7:30pm work, 7:30pm meal.
** Requested Items to Bring: Gloves, pruning shears, shovels, rakes.  Your bowls/ plates/ silverware/ mugs/ happy songs & stories to share
** Tasks: Weed/mulch small garden. I may have raised beds ready to assemble there, Weed long trellis bed, plant w/peas/beans & hardy kiwis, help move small shed to new location (on roller, fun, fun!), Weed strawberry bed, prune (shear) lavender, flip lumber stack (drying, "stickered" cedar material that needs to be flipped - future garden project lumber!), plant 2 gooseberries & 1 black currant.
** Food: Hearty vegetable soup, matpe beans w/garam marsala, green salad, canned plums, king apple cider & tea.  Please bring your own dishware, silverware, mugs and happy songs & stories to share.
** Hosts: Sandie, cameronfrancis [at] comcast [dot] net. This land provides much abundance and has potential for providing even more in a balanced sustainable way - a work in progress!
** Questions: email Jean at artiseverywhere [at] yahoo [dot] com, or

View future Roving Garden Parties and other events on Sustainable Bellingham’s Community Calendar:

If you’re interested in hosting a Roving Garden Party at your home or community garden, email Jean at artiseverywhere [at] yahoo [dot] com. We ask that you be prepared to provide a meal for ~10-15, and that you pay it forward by volunteering at at least two future Roving Garden Parties. More information available here:

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