Fort Morgan, CO. 03/06/13. The Morgan Community College (MCC) Hector Varela Community Garden announces its first class of the year, “Getting Started.” Offered on Monday, March 11 at 5 p.m. at Cedar Hall, located on the east side of the Fort Morgan campus.
This hands-on class will be led by Horticulturist Rich Guggenhein, from Colorado State University (CSU) Extension office in Morgan County, and will include a half-hour session on an introduction to gardening, soil preparation, and seed planting.
The MCC Hector Varela Community Garden Project is an inclusive partnership among community organizations to provide food for the community, helps fund scholarships through produce sales, and provides an educational component—assisting participants in becoming more self-sufficient with their own gardening sustainability efforts.
By volunteering your time to learn and work in the garden, you can reap the rewards of fresh produce for your family. For more information or for ways to get involved, please contact Sandy Johnson at 542-3124.