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Gardening Matters Seeks New Board Members

10/2/17

Gardening Matters is seeking applicants to serve on its board of directors. Candidates will be selected at our Annual Meeting in late November or early December, and will serve a two-year term (2018-2019). To apply, please complete the application by Tuesday, October 24.

 

Background:

Gardening Matters is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting and preserving community gardening across the Twin Cities by connecting gardeners to each other and to the communities in which they reside. 

They support community gardens through networking events, leadership training, partnerships development, and assisting people in establishing new community gardens that are successful and sustainable.

We maintain a community garden listserv (COMGAR), provide referrals to individuals looking for a community garden, and serve as a liaison between community gardens, the general public and local government.

Gardening Matters believes that community gardeners are the best experts on community gardening. Other community gardeners have already found answers to many dilemmas faced by community garden groups.

Expectations of Board Members:

Time Expectation: 5-15 hours per month (seasonal)

Length of Term: 2 years

Renewable: Yes, a limit of four consecutive terms

Financial Contribution Required: No, but strongly encouraged