Township of Union Community Garden Work Party! 

Please join us for our work party You don't have to be leasing a bed to join. Anyone who wants to come is welcome!

Date : Saturday July 14th Time : 10 am – 2 pm

Eleanor R. Erickson Park off Liberty Ave. (Across from Bancroft Ave.)

Food : Please bring a snack to share that does not need refrigeration. We'll provide drinks.

Equipment : Bring work gloves and sunblock and whatever else you would like for working in a garden.

Community Service Hours Available for this event!

Kids : Welcome to come and help too! But very little ones should be supervised.

Special notes - There is limited parking in the park itself. If that fills up, park on one of the side streets and just walk in.

Work parties will happen light rain or shine, Cancelled only if lightning and thundering.

Upcoming Events

Our Work Parties are held each 2nd Saturday, April thru November. Please join us!

  • 2018 Calendar at a Glance 
  • March 8th:  Special Event: Garden Kick-Off 2018!  For newcomers at the Main Library 6:00 pm.

  • April 14th: Saturday Work Party 10:00-2:00 at the garden​

April 22nd: Earth Day Garden Tour:  As part of the Township wide celebration of Earth Day, we will be hosting garden tours of our own Twp. of Union Community Garden. Our tour will include the Butterfly Garden, our mushroom logs, and our Vermi-Composting bin (real live worms). We will also provide information on how to become a member and our upcoming educational seminars. We will also have a craft for the kids!

  • May 12th:  Saturday Work Party 10:00-2:00 at the garden

  • June 9th:  Saturday Work Party 10:00-2:00 at the garden

  • July 14th:  Saturday Work Party 10:00-2:00 at the garden

  • July 8th: Saturday Integrated Pest Management Seminar with
  • Vera at 1:00 at the garden

  • August 11th: Saturday Work Party 10:00-2:00 at the garden

  • September 8th: Garden Party (Fundraiser) at the garden
  • Rain date is Sept. 16th

  • October 13th:  Saturday Work Party 10:00-2:00 at the garden

  • October 14th: End of Season Member Picnic (Pot Luck) 2:00 at the garden

  • November 10th:  Saturday Work Party (last one of the season) 10:00-2:00 at the garden