Community Garden

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The RiverCOG community garden, located behind the Essex Historical Society's building on West Avenue in Essex, is currently in it's fourth year of existence. Each year, Regional Planner Janice Ehlemeyer arranges for those who will participate and prepares the grounds for the garden. An avid gardener herself, Ehlemeyer is the ideal person to oversee the community garden. For information about the garden, contact Janice at or call her at (860) 581-8554.

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Photographs from the RiverCOG Community Garden

Community Garden Members, 2012 Community Garden
Community Garden Class Community Garden
Community Garden - Tomatoes Community Garden

Important Documents

Community Garden Guidelines, 2014

Application and Waiver, 2014

12 Principles to Guide Backyard Permaculture

Purchase of Permaculture Handbook, by Peter Bane

145 Dennison Road
Essex, CT 06426
(860) 581-8554

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