Thanks to our two super gardening volunteers who are stepping up to help out with our demo gardens at Nature At the Confluence. Jessica Weber (on the left) is volunteering to coordinate our garden program and Britney McKay (right) is working with Greater Beloit Rising Professionals to build our raised bed gardens at NATC and planting the raised beds at the South Beloit Boys and Girls Club.
NATC will be working closely with the South Beloit Public Library and the Boys and Girls Clubs with programs in the future. We look forward to the opportunity to introduce kids to nature and growing healthy food.
We’re going to have a sensory garden and tasting garden at the NATC center this summer. A sensory garden is a garden environment that is designed with the purpose of stimulating the senses. This stimulation occurs courtesy of plants and the use of materials that engage one’s senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound. The tasting garden will be planted to allow people to take small samples of the vegetables growing in it, such as kale, snap peas, cherry tomatoes.
Interested in getting your group, company involved or just volunteer as an individual at NATC? Email firstname.lastname@example.org – We’re happy to find a project that suits your needs and interests! (and we love to have kids involved!)