Welcome October and learn something new this Sunday with Community GroundWorks! 

On Sunday, October 3rd at 10 am, join local arborist and author R. Bruce Allison for a walkabout to talk about urban forests. 

See you then!


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Our Martinis & Zucchinis event is sold out.  Due to the unpredictable weather and logistical issues we are moving to our rain location: Marigold Kitchen, 118 South Pinckney St.   

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Martinis & Zucchinis: An evening celebrating the bounty of Troy Gardens

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010                    
5:00-8:00 p.m.                           

Marigold Kitchen (changed as of 9/13/10)
118 S. Pinckney St.
Madison, WI 53703

  • Hors d’oeuvres prepared by distinguished local chefs, Phillip Hurley and John Gadau, of Marigold Kitchen and Sardine Restaurant, featuring produce from our own certified organic Troy Community Farm.
  • Cocktails (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), featuring locally distilled vodka from Yahara Bay Distillers and ingredients from the land at Troy Gardens.
  • Music and lively conversation with others who support Community GroundWorks’ mission of nurturing meaningful relationships among people and the land.


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$65 per person, in tribute to the largest zucchini on record, a 65 lb. monster that was probably impossible to give away.

Purchase individual tickets by September 10th at or by calling 608-240-0409.

Tables of 8, including signage recognizing you or your business, can be purchased for $500. Please contact Megan at 608-240-0409 or

$45 from each ticket is tax deductable, to support Community GroundWorks’ educational activities with adults and children.

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Join us for our annual Savor the Summer Festival at Troy Gardens on Saturday, August 7th from 3:00 pm-7:00 pm! Featuring the Boys & Girls Blackstar Drumline & other music, hayrides, kids' activities, a free community garden feast & Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, while it lasts.  Savor the Summer Cookbook, t-shirts and more on sale too!

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Join us at Whole Foods (3313 University Avenue in Madison) on Tuesday, August 3 from 4-8 pm for a grill out to benefit Community GroundWorks!  They'll be serving a scrumptious menu from the grill with veggie alternatives, and all proceeds will go to Community GroundWorks.  We'll have an info booth and will be selling our brand-new Savor the Summer Cookbooks--come on out to see us!

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