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Fresh From Your Garden

If you’re dreaming of fresh tomatoes or some green beans fresh from the garden, sign up to be part of the new community garden behind the former Anna V. Molloy Elementary School off Meloy Road.

Organized by Marilyn Wilkes and supported by, among others, The University of New Haven, the garden will ban herbicides and pesticides and volunteers will introduce participants to organic farming techniques.Plots in the garden are $30 each, or $20 each for seniors 65 and older.

For details, visit or visit the West Haven Parks and Recreation Department at 190 Kelsey Avenue in Painter Park.

(Pictured: UNH Associate Vice President Ronald M. Quagliani presents a check on behalf of UNH to W.H. Community Garden President Marilyn Wilkes. Also present are W.H. Community Garden executive board members Councilwoman Nancy Rossi (D7), Dorinda Borer, and Councilman Michael Last (D9).)
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