|We cannot finish the strawberry retaining wall without the City vouchers|
Also, the questionnaire creates a disincentive for us to donate any food because it would be easier to say that we just keep all that we grow. Flower gardeners don't have to report that piece at all, but still get their $250 voucher. In fact, I turned down a donation of wildflower seeds because it would be too hard to estimate what flowers we are growing with a wildflower mix, n'est pas? With all of the hot, unpaid, dirty work that we do, we should not be treated like this. I don't think that someone who has no actual community gardening experience should be able to blackmail us like this. But that's just my humble opinion. I certainly don't want to imply that I think these people are evil; just seriously delusional. Anyway, Keep Columbus Beautiful (which is part of the City) helped us out last week by donating a stack of lawn waste bags so that we can cut back our spreading raspberry brambles. KCB also has extensive gardening supplies for anyone who may need something (like seeds or fertilizer, etc.).