It’s a great way to encourage healthy eating and gives residents an opportunity to learn about less commonly known vegetables and sometimes gain a recipe or two. Any produce not taken by residents is donated to the Thurston County Food Bank; in 2015, their gardens contributed 1660 pounds of food.
February 20th: Fruit Trees-Creative Ways to Grow, Pruning and Care: Learn the basics of planting fruit trees and how to maintain them via pruning and pest control with Mary DiMatteo and Andrew Kinney. Cost: $5 per workshop, pay at the door. Time: 9a.m. to Noon. Where: Memorial Hall- 210 W. Franklin Street, Shelton (Corner of 2nd and Franklin in downtown Shelton) All funds raised go towards supporting the Mason County WSU Master Gardener program. Questions contact: 360-427-9670 ext. 688.
For a yearly membership fee of $10, you can become a member of our Foundation. You don’t even need to be a master gardener or a master recycler-composter! Join our community and you will meet like-minded people interested in gardening, recycling and composting.
ARE YOU READY TO SHOW SOME MASTER GARDENER/MASTER RECYCLER COMPOSTER STYLE? We have a variety of clothing items available to purchase with the WSU logo on them! Click on the link to see pictures of our wearable items.
During the first quarter of 2015, 27 households designated MGFTC and we will be receiving a check for $41.95. Let’s keep going!!!! Link your cards and ask friends and family to link their cards. The more cards that are linked to the MGFTC organization means additional monies received.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Linking your FM Rewards card will NOT make a difference to your personal rewards rebate.