The annual Mother’s Day plant sale at the Polk County fairgrounds has been the main fundraiser for Polk County Master Gardeners. Covid-19 has forced the cancellation of this sale for both years 2020 and 2021. This leaves the chapter with no source of funding for the major undertakings of the organization which includes:Thank you for supporting our chapter!
- The 7 acre demonstration plots at Inspiration Garden in Independence, OR
- Funding of scholarships for horticulture students at Chemeketa Community College
- Support for the Dallas Youth Garden
- Expenses for raising fruits and vegetables donated to Food Banks
- Various internet based instructional resources for the community