COMMON GROUND

AT THE REC CENTER

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SW corner of rec center (425 N. Roger Smith Ave.)

SOUTHSIDE GARDEN

AT 3RD STREET

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517 E. 3rd St. (pocket park between Park & Harrison)

Coordinator: Read Brugger

commongroundcortez@gmail.com

Plots available to all Montezuma County residents.

Common Ground at the Rec Center has a demonstration garden for teaching, experimenting and producing food for Good Sam's Food Pantry; a children's garden for activities and tended to by participants in the Rec Center's Playground Days & After-School programs; and 18 community plots for rent to Montezuma County residents. Compost bins, hoses, a toolshed and wash station are available for gardener use. We'll have potlucks, workshops and more throughout the season!

Individual plots: $7.00/year

Medium plots: $12.00/year

Family plots: $15.00/year

 

Water, soil and tools are provided.

Coordinator: Kirbi Foster

commongroundcortez@gmail.com

Plot preference is given to neighborhood residents.

The 3rd Street Garden is brand-new in 2022! There are 11 total plots, with 10 plots available for residents to rent. One plot is reserved as a demonstration/ children's garden. There will be compost bins, hoses and a tool chest for gardener use. We will join the Rec gardeners throughout the season for potlucks, workshops and more! This spring will be our first season growing in the 3rd Street garden. We hope you'll join us! Contact us by phone or email for more information.

Individual plots: $5.00/year

Medium plots: $10.00/year

Family plots: $15.00/year

Water, soil and tools are provided.

Plots will be assigned on a first-come first-served basis.

Sign up now!

You can also sign up at:​    Good Samaritan Food Pantry, 30 N. Beech St. Cortez     (970) 565-6424

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"Having a sense of community—a strong connection—is really important here. The garden lets everyone gather around a shared goal and vision; you get to know your neighbors."

 

Rachel Medina, 3rd Street Gardener

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