Clintonville Farmers’ Market Kids Garden Club
Youth ages 6-12
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
The goal of the Clintonville Farmers’ Market Kids Garden Club is to teach children how to grow vegetables while cultivating their appreciation for the work of local farmers.
CFM Kids Garden Club meets at Over the Fence Urban Farm (143 E Dominion Blvd) on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30PM.
(The farm will be open starting at 6:15pm each week. Club will start promptly at 6:30pm.)
Meetings dates will include: (New!) Special Earth Day event 4/18,
5/16, 5/23, 6/6, 6/12, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22
Educational Field trips will take place on three of the dates above.
Market dates will be on Saturdays from 9-noon (July 7th and August 11th), where children will have the opportunity to sell items they grew themselves and experience being a market vendor for the day.
Each member of the CFM Kids Garden Club is expected to attend work meetings regularly. If you know in advance you will not be in attendance on any given date, please notify your garden mentor.
The Club will meet rain or shine. If there is thunder or lightning, we will reschedule. Please check email up to 30 minutes in advance of each session for any weather-related cancellations.
Parents are encouraged to stay at the farm during club sessions. Parents of children 6 and under are required to do so. You are welcome to work alongside your child in the garden, or sit and read, work, or visit with other parents. If you do plan to leave, please be sure to let the garden mentor know in advance of doing so. Do not drop off your child any earlier than 6:20pm and return promptly by 7:20pm.
Members are required to bring a water bottle and are invited to bring a snack. Bug spray is also optional, but highly recommended.
Please use the restroom before you come to Kids Garden Club. While facilities are available, bathroom breaks will take time away from our activities.
Over the Fence Urban Farm is a chemical-free operation. No pets, please.
The cost of the Club is $50, includes weekly curriculum, club t-shirt, all tools and plants needed. Please print, complete, sign, and mail registration form with a $50 check payable to
Clintonville Farmers’ Market — P.O. Box 141318, Columbus, Ohio 43214. Limited spots.
Contact CFM Club Leader Jodi Kushins — [email protected]
— with questions.