Lookout Mountain, Ga. Launches Community Garden

Thursday, July 9, 2020
The development of a community garden has been announced on Whitt Road in Lookout Mountain, Ga. The location of the project is across the parking lot at Carter Field on City property.  

Mayor David Bennett said, "We will hold Community Forums at our temporary Town Hall (Fellowship Hall in the Methodist Church) at 10 a.m. next Tuesday and 5 p.m. on Wednesday.  We are also providing the option to join via teleconference for a safe, contact-free option for residents to join.
Meeting access information may be found below. Please note the access information is different for each day. 

"This project, to be known as 'Our Mountain Garden,' is not just a Fairyland project. It is a Lookout Mountain community project, as it will be used and loved by all mountain residents as a place to gather and garden. 

"Our Mountain Garden will be financed by a generous grant from the Riverview Foundation and other nonprofit entities. 

"We have assembled a steering committee consisting of interested residents and representatives of garden clubs and other groups on Lookout Mountain. Their job will be to gather information and develop the final plan."  

Former Mountain resident, Johnny Brown of the Barge Group, has provided a concept draft of the proposed garden to be reviewed and discussed at the Community Forum meetings next week.  

"We need and want your input and look forward to seeing you at one of these meetings," the mayor said. "Additionally, we will be sending out feedback from our meetings, as well as a short survey requesting community input.
 
"If you have any questions or ideas before our meetings next week, please free to call Jimmy Campbell at 423-903-4522."
 
Community Garden Meeting Access:
 
Tue, Jul 14 from 10-11 a.m.
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone at
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/719697637
You can also dial in using your phone:
United States (Toll Free): 1 877 568 4106 
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129 
Access Code: 719-697-637

Wed, Jul 15 from 5-6 p.m. 
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone at
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/769081029
You can also dial in using your phone:
United States (Toll Free): 1 877 309 2073 
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129 
Access Code: 769-081-029 


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