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VegOut! Comments and Pictures

Here are some comments and pictures from the VegOut! experience. From Becky Edmondson, Westbury Civic Club President. A BIG thank you to everyone who worked toward making this VegOut! event possible.   The weather didn’t cooperate but I will tell you the 3 eight year old second grade boys I brought learned a lot!  I had […]

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VegOut! Westbury

Take the 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge! March is National Nutrition Month. Please join Westbury Community Garden in taking the VegOut! 30 Days in 30 Ways Challenge. We all need more veggies in our lives! Sign up online at vegoutwithrfs.org or get the free phone app from Recipe For Success. There is also a […]

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For the Love of Loofahs!

I have purchased an occasional loofah at the health food store and I always thought it was a sort of coral or sea anemone. But thanks to Nancy Ehrlich’s latest garden adventure, I now know the loofah is a member of the cucumber family. And it is currently growing on a vigorous tropical vine with […]

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Westbury — Neighborhood Of The Year

Westbury Civic Club President (and WCG co-founder), Becky Edmondson, presented the story of Westbury Community Garden and won Neighborhood of the Year at the Neighborhoods USA! conference held at the Hyatt Regency Houston downtown last week. The national conference had four finalists in each of three categories 1) Physical Revitalization / Beautification in a Single Neighborhood, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

On this perfect-weather Thanksgiving Day, while I rest up before the marauding hordes arrive, I am reflecting on how very grateful I am for all the wonderful things that have happened at the Garden this year and the dedicated people who made them all possible. Thanks to community leaders and their supporters, who worked tirelessly […]

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Over 100 Attend First Annual Fall Festival

We had a great turnout (over 100 people) in spite of the weather…and scrumptious food that everyone raved about!  (Beware:  Becky wants to open a restaurant in Westbury and she thinks she has found her chefs….)  The fact that the mayor and her entourage stayed for over an hour to eat, tour, and talk after […]

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An Open Letter From Bert and Diana Gonzalez

Dear WCG members, We are so glad we decided to join this growing (literally and figuratively) organization!  We have found so many helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and generous Westbury residents through the 2 1/2 years we’ve been members.  What a great discovery for us.  It really does give both Bert and me a better sense of […]

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