[Scpg] fruit tree orchard planting at Monte Vsita School, March 10th

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Sun Feb 6 12:39:13 PST 2005

FRUIT TREE PLANTING AT SANTA BARBARA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  --  "Common Vision" of the California Sustainability Project selected Monte Vista Elementary School, Hope School District, Santa Barbara, located at 730 Hope Avenue, as one of its sites  in CA for planting fruit trees.  The educational program offers an entretaining assembly (including some drumming) and guides students and community through the tree planting process--about 20 fruit trees of different varieties.  Community support is requested in the following ways:
      1. on-site partcipation on the day of the event, March 10th, beginning at 8:00
      2. site preparateion (currently all grass)
      3. materials donations:  need loads of compost for planting trees; some specific varieties of trees are still needed;
          irrigation equipment (and assistance installing) will be follow-up needs--we have water to the site, as currently the area is grass with  
          two  rainbird sprinklers on either side of area to be planted. 
      4. funds for reaching an $800 project implementation fee (we have half of these funds secured so far)
      5. on-going site visits and assistance with maintenance/upkeep of orchard, with continuted development of "food forest"

Please, ASAP,  contact Judy Sims, teacher, (H) 805-687-3262, or (W) 805-687-5333, e-mail hjsims at earthlink.net,  regarding any of the above.  THANKS!   Judy Sims, teacher

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