Friends of Burlington Gardens
& the Vermont Community Garden Network
enhancing, and preserving community gardens for all
|News, events, and
links to our organization
Vermont Community Garden Network
Directory of VCGN members
staff, and volunteers
programs and events
Members of the Vermont
Community Garden Network receive monthly e-mailed VCGN Bulletins with information about
garden-based educational opportunities, events, and resources.
We welcome your garden news and events. Send items to Jessica Hyman.
to make a contribution to FBG
To support the Vermont Community Garden Network,
Friends of Burlington Gardens relies on a base of individual, business,
and foundation contributors who live in Vermont and other states. An
honor roll of donors appears in FBG's
published in December.
Online: Click on the "Donate now"
button at left to make secure online donation through PayPal.
FBG's donation form. You can fill in the form,
print it out, and mail it to us with you check.
Matching gifts: Several
companies match charitable gifts made by employees to Friends of
Burlington Gardens. Companies with matching gift programs include IBM,
Gardener's Supply, Ben & Jerry's, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters,
and B.F. Goodrich. To speed processing, please submit a matching gift
form with your contribution.
Feinstein Challenge: FBG
participates each year in the Feinstein Challenge,
in which one million dollars in financial support is divided among
hunger fighting agencies nationwide. Contributions made on-line or by
mail between March 1st and April 30th will automatically qualify for
Feinstein matching funds.
community remembers those gardeners and supporters who have passed
away. Memorial gifts are graciously
accepted throughout the year and
works with supporters who are considering bequests and/or family
memorial gifts at the time of death. The Frank W. Way Memorial Scholarship
Fund is an example of a FBG legacy fund established in 2009.
Burlington Gardens pledges to maintain privacy
for the address, phone, and email information provided by
supporters and VCGN members.
Information (name, address,
email address, etc.) is stored in
a secure database. Credit card information is not stored
electronically. Our olicy is not to sell, rent, or provide
mailing list information to other organizations or companies. An
exception to this policy is made for VCGN conferences or meetings, when
printed participant lists are shared with individuals attending the
conference or workshop.
FBG & VCGN Office
headquarters for Friends of Burlington Gardens and the Vermont
Community Garden Network are located on the
second floor of the Greenhouse Building at 180 Flynn Avenue in
Although the FBG & VCGN office is open year round, prospective
visitors are asked to schedule an appointment in advance by calling
or emailing executive director Jessica Hyman.
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