Recruitment and Registration Committee
Organize yearly recruitment and registration of gardeners
Handle questions before opening day about plot assignments (the Monitoring Committee handles the wait list for plots after opening day)
Chair: Anne Perrote
608 251 3115
1820 Baird Street
General grounds maintenance, such as waste management and pathway upkeep
Organize and direct monthly workdays
Coordinate side projects to maintain and improve garden aesthetics, security, and soil health
Collect and maintain community tools
Arrange for straw, compost bin delivery
Coordinate efforts to maintain the living fence and watering system
Chair: Kristel Renn
Want to help with monitoring the garden? Speak with this committee to participate. They do the twice annual plot review.
After opening day, speak with this committee to get on the wait list for an open plot
If you plan to give up a plot, have circumstances preventing you from gardening, or have problems with weeds from neighboring plots, speak with this committee
Chair: Oscar Rodriguez
Manage the Quann Garden Newsletter
Relay gardeners' concerns to the appropriate committees
Post signs at the garden
Manage the website
Spanish Translation Committee
Work with all other committees, especially communications, to communicate with those who speak Spanish.
Hmong Translation Committee
Work with all other committees, especially communications, to communicate with those who speak Hmong.
Chair: We need a Hmong Translator! Would you like to help? Contact anyone on the Executive Committee.
Organize educational workshops and provide information for gardeners on topics of general interest, especially organic gardening methods. Help connect new gardeners with experienced gardeners. Set up the social gathering spot. Organize at least one annual fun gathering.
Chair: This position is vacant. If you are interested, please contact anyone on the Executive Committee. For a description of this position, go here.
Youth Garden Committee
Chair: We need a Youth Garden Committee coordinator! Would you like to help? Contact anyone on the Executive Committee.
Come up with creative ways to discourage theft and vandalism in the garden. This could take many, such as
A garden watch program
A free produce table outside the garden
Educating people about produce that's likely to be taken
Having someone keep an eye on plots when people are out of town
Encouraging gardeners to know many other gardeners
Educating people about what to do if someone is stealing
Work with police and other neighborhood leaders for other ideas
Chair: This position is open! Contact anyone one of the other committee chairs to volunteer.
If you would like to help with pruning the plants around our garden fence, please contact John to find out what needs to be done!
Chair: John Zydowicz
608 575 6311
Jessica Bullen Orchard and Quiet Garden Committee
Develop an orchard to honor our former treasurer, the late Jess Bullen.
Handle revenue and expenses
Make sure there are at least two names on the checking account
Advise the board on the garden's ability to make purchases
Chair: Michelle Mann