Informational Meeting: Starting a Community Garden

If you’re interested in starting a new community garden in your neighborhood or at your school, church, or agency, join us for an informational meeting.

Thursday, April 1
6:30-8:30 pm
Columbia Public Library, Conference Room B

This meeting will provide basic information about how the CGC works, how to get started, and how other groups in our community organize and manage their gardens. Those with an interest in starting a garden and those who have land available for a garden are encouraged to attend.

Seating is limited. RSVPs to Bill McKelvey,, 573-746-0770, are required by Tuesday, March 30.

Free Class on Soil Cycles

March 14, 10 a.m.
Meet at the Peace Nook, back alley entrance

Learn about the ebb and flow of life beneath the surface and its relationship to what you grow! The class will meet at the Peace Nook, followed by a brief bio-brew demonstration at St. Joe Community Garden. Taught by Meghan Keeler, gardener, permaculturalist and community volunteer.

Gardening Classes

The Circus Lyon garden has arranged the following two workshops. All community gardeners are welcome to attend.

Alice Havard will talk on Saturday March 28 at 10 am at the Circus Lyon Garden for about a half hour on Succession Planting and Companion Planting.  The Circus Lyon Garden is located 1 block south of the cross walk at Jefferson Jr. High School.

On Saturday April 11, Adam Saunders will talk at 10 am at the St. Joseph garden on Composting.  The St. Joseph garden is located 2 blocks north of Broadway and 1 block west of College Ave.