Events and News


February 24, 2018 Saturday 10 am-12:30pm

Annual GRO Board Workshop and Planning Meeting at South Hadley Public Library



Education programs:

Hadley Garden Center programs begin January 13, 2018 and are held every Saturday at 1pm.  Check their website for specifics.


Seeds and Stories-Seed Lending Library @Gaylord Memorial Library, 47 College Street, South Hadley

February 10, 2018-Open House 10am-Learn about the library-get a sqaush seed or two for the squash contest at the fall pumpkin palooza.

March 3, 2018-Seed starting with Wayne Desroches


Past event:   FallsFest   July 29, 2017    Saturday 12:oopm – 10:00pm  Beachgrounds Park South Hadley, MA

Check out the South Hadley Community Garden Booth.  Learn about the garden.  Ask a question. Make an origami seed saving packet!

Past events:
                                                                                2017 Annual Planning & Brainstorming Meeting  

 February 11, 2017  

Board members and guests gathered at the South Hadley Public Library to address three topics: Marketing the garden, Volunteerism and ADA .


The Annual Planning Meeting was held Saturday February 27, 2016

 South Hadley Public Library

     A celebration of the South Hadley Community Garden’s 6 years of successful gardening and resident outreach, plus planning for the future.

Participants shared the wonderfully positive impact of being a SHCG gardener.

Comments were: “I really can grow something! …and it tastes so fresh! ” I have made many friends at the garden and learned so much by sharing gardening tips.”  “Gardening is an intensive meeting with the soil.”

Linda Young, representative from the Tree Committee, offered trees and a partnership to further the Permaculture plans for an edible food forest. Suggested tree choices were dwarf apple variety and nut trees.

Topics for discussion ranged from plot arrangement with wider aisles, to keyhole plots, to a proposed large tool shed, to composting.

Thank you to all participants for their wide range of positive input to make SHCG even better in 2016!