March 30, 2012

4th Annual Spring Egg Hunt!!

Bring your kids down to the cutest neighborhood egg hunt around - the Columbia Waterfront District's 4th Annual Spring Egg Hunt.  For double the fun we'll be using the Urban Meadow for the littlest participants - babies-age four and kids five and up will be in next door Mother Cabrini Playground.  There'll be baked treats and new Urban Meadow t-shirts!  So bring your baskets and don't be late!

Egg and spoon relay races at 11 AM - prizes for all racers!

WHEN: Sunday, April 8 10 AM -12 noon
WHERE: Urban Meadow community garden and Mother Cabrini playground

March 16, 2012

Meeting Location Announcement

The Urban Meadow's first planning and membership meeting for the 2012 season will be at the House of Pizza and Calzone, in the back room, 132 Union Street.

Thank you to Paul, the owner of the House of, for once again making the space available and for being a generous supporter of our events for years!

We'll be renewing memberships, signing new members up, and talking about our plans for gardening and upcoming events.  Sunday, March 25, 4 PM.

See you then!

March 6, 2012

2012 Season at the Urban Meadow

We're getting ready for the new season at the Urban Meadow and will be holding our first planning and membership meeting on Sunday, March 25 at 4 PM, location TBA. 

We'll be renewing memberships for our current members and signing up new members.  If you have friends who want to be part of the Meadow this year, let them know about the meeting.  Other meetings will be scheduled - the sign up process will be wrapping up by the end of April.  

Welcome to Stephanie Cherry, who is starting as a new coordinator of the Urban Meadow, along with Tamar Smith and Michael Golub.  Stephanie joined the Meadow last year and was an active participant in our activities. For current members:  We have one more spot open for a coordinator to round out the group so if you're interested, send an email to

Upcoming events - we'll need help to make all of this happen, so please volunteer to help out at the meeting!

- 4th Annual Spring Egg Hunt will be on Sunday, April 8th from 10AM-12PM.  
- Plant Sale fundraiser Saturday, May 5 - 10 AM - 3 PM
- Red Hook Jazz Festival Sunday June 10 and Sunday June 17