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{Disarmed} The Mysteries of Life in NYC - No Master GardenerProgram

  • Subject: [cg] {Disarmed} The Mysteries of Life in NYC - No Master GardenerProgram
  • From: adam36055@aol.com
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 13:06:06 -0400

 Dear Mr. Feris,

Thank you for sharing this information from the Rutgers Coopertive Extension.
I'm delighted to hear of the health of this fine NJ Master gardener program.
In New Jersey....

There are great mysteries to life in the Big Apple. One is why you can wait
for an hour for a MTA Number 11 Amsterdam avenue bus, and have 4 come
immediately together, like they're a caravan....

Another mystery is why, in the City of NY,  with a population of over eight
million souls , with hundreds of square miles of parks, thousands of parks
volunteers and  over 500-600 community gardens, there is  no Master Gardener
Program for adult citizen gardener volunteers.

This mystery is further compounded by the fact that we DO have a NYS/Cornell
Agricultural Extension office just steps from the Empire State building, in
very expensive office space,

Cornell University Cooperative Extension-NYC Program
 16 E 34th Street; 8th Floor
 New York, NY 10016
 (212) 340-2962
 FAX (121) 340-2908


and no Master Gardener program. There is this really nice program called
"Garden Mosaics," that runs out of the Agricultural extension, but no
desperately needed Master Gardener program, like they have upstate, or in any
of the other 49 states of the union.

A mystery.....

Best regards,
Adam Honigman




-----Original Message-----
From: zferis@yahoo.com
To: NYC-GardensCoalition@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 11:02 AM
Subject: [NYC-GardensCoalition] Rutgers Cooperative Extension - Master
Gardeners Class @ Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ


Rutgers Cooperative Extension is offering a chance to become a Certified
Master Gardener. This is an ideal way to combine your interest in gardening
and your commitment to community volunteering.

Classes begin Tuesday, September 19,2006 b May 29, 2007
12:00PM b2:00PM
Liberty State Park Train Terminal, second floor
$225.00 for 90 hours of instruction, including materials and field trips

Taught by experts from Rutgers faculty, staff and local experts.
60 hours of volunteer gardening work required for certification.

Master Gardeners are trained volunteer who assist Rutgers Cooperative
Extension in its mission to deliver horticultural programs and information to
the general public.

For more information, contact:
Jan Zientek, Senior Program Director
Rutgers Cooperative Extension
162 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: 973-353-5958
Email: Zientek@rere.rutgers.edu

Liberty State Park contact: Maria de Wakefield 201-915-3418

Applications available at the above address or at the Information Desk at the
Liberty State Park Railroad Terminal.

Priority will be given to applications received by August 18, 2006


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