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 […]
Saturday, November 15, we will celebrate a great year for Westbury Community Garden. Ownership of our 7-acre site has been transferred to the City of Houston and Westbury Community Garden’s future is secure! Join WCG gardeners, city officials and partner organizations in celebrating the saving of WCG for land for years to come. There will […]
Beginning May 24, a farm stand operated by the Plant It Forward farmers will be open for business every weekend at the Westbury Community Garden pavilion. Fresh, organic produce is for sale every Saturday and Sunday. The pavilion is also the place to pick up your Farm Share, if you are a participant in the Plant […]
The set may be purchased for $10. It includes 18 vegetable/herb/flower varieties. Edamame will be arriving later. Arugula — Sylvetta Basil — Genovese Beans — Carson Yellow Bush Bean and Jade Bush Bean Cucumber – Armenian and Suyo Long Edamame — Midori Giant (not yet available) Eggplant — Kermit Green and Orient Express Flowers — […]
The Westbury Community Garden is thrilled to be featured on the Monday, December 23rd edition of Houston Matters. Tune in to 88.7 KUHF at noon to hear Cindy Chapman talk about the garden and our fundraising efforts. If you miss the broadcast, it will be posted later in the day on the Houston Matters website: http://www.houstonmatters.org/.
As of December 21, we have raised over $31,000 toward our End of Year Campaign goal of $50,000. Thanks to all who have helped to spread the word about our cause. And a very special thanks to those of you who have contributed!! If you haven’t yet finished your charitable contributions for the year, please […]
We have great news today!!!!! Donations to Save the 7-Acre Westbury Community Garden have passed $25,000! We are now more than HALFWAY to our goal to raise at least $50,000 dollars by December 31. Total donations are: $21,960 by cash /check, plus $3,523 online via credit card = $25,483. We love our generous donors. Thank […]
The Westbury Community Garden seeks help to purchase our leased 7-acre site. If we don’t buy the land, then it will be used for the construction of an apartment complex. Our goal is to raise at least $50,000 by December 31, and the total cost of the land exceeds $500,000. Donations are tax-deductible. Help us […]