Must be a current Garden Member. Committee descriptions are below.
adult education committee
Develop and hold classes which provide members with the knowledge and skill necessary to achieve the best results in their garden.
Oversees feeding, watering, cleaning coop, collecting eggs and general care of the Community Gardens hens.
children’s education committee
Encouraging children to understand the natural growth of vegetables/fruit and the impact that soil, fertilizer, weather, and insects have on plant life.
Oversees bin maintenance with watering and transferring of green/brown matter. Provides education to gardeners on composting process. Compost Committee works their own hours outside of workdays as well and reports their hours to the Chair.
Coordinates the use of the greenhouse, performs required maintenance and purchases supplies. Committee members work their hours during the workdays as wells as scheduled planting days.
Oversees maintenance of common area plantings including but not limited to watering, pruning, amending, feeding and harvesting.
Works with gardeners to create and manage outreach plot which includes planting, harvesting, weeding and working in amendments. The entire 10×20 plot of vegetables as well as any excess harvest gardeners may have are donated to the Santa Clarita Food Pantry.
security & maintenance committee
Receives all maintenance/security concerns including but not limited to irrigation, fencing and gopher/rat issues. Manages construction/maintenance workdays.
special events committee
Plans and organizes special events for Quarterly Meetings in March, June and October.
Manages and develops the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita website. Posts and assures the information is accurate and up-to-date as well as posting to social media sites
Oversees worm bin feeding, ensuring they are moist, adding bedding as well as making sure they are prospering.