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Master Gardener Foundation of Asotin and Garfield Counties

Founded in 2004 as the Asotin County Chapter of the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State, the Chapter updated its Bylaws  in 2020 and changed its name to Master Gardener Foundation of Asotin and Garfield Counties (MGFAG)

Purpose
The Master Gardener Foundation provides financial and in-kind support to the Master Gardener Program and other community horticulture programs in Asotin and Garfield Counties.

Membership
WSU Master Gardener volunteers from Asotin and Garfield Counties form the members of the Foundation. Membership is not required for participation in the Master Gardener Program and there are no fees.  Board members vote on foundation actions, serve on committees and assist with fundraising activities.

Governance
The Foundation is governed by a 5-person Board of Directors elected from and by the Foundation membership.

Current Board Members
The current board members were elected during the Nov 2020 meeting and will serve a 2-year term

  • President: Ruth Monahan
  • Vice President: Becky Vivian
  • Treasurer: Aileen Ruchert
  • Secretary: Anna Duman
  • Member at Large: Debbie Brotnov

Information for Foundation members  (Password protected)

The Master Gardener Foundation of Asotin and Garfield Counties is the fundraising entity for the Master Gardener Programs in Asotin and Garfield Counties.

Non-Profit Status
The Foundation is a dependent Chapter of the Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State (MGFWS), utilizing the non-profit status, which allows the Foundation to receive tax-exempt gifts.

The Master Gardener Foundation  supports community outreach programs:
  • In-Person and On-line plant/garden diagnostic and information clinics
  • Youth Nutrition and Gardening programs at local elementary schools
  • Demonstration Gardens located in the Clarkston Community Garden
  • Farmers Market Informational Booth – Monthly
  • Informational clinics held at the County Fair & Local Plant Nurseries
  • Basic Master Gardener Training – Speakers Fees, Class Materials
  • Fall Garden Series – Speakers, Class Materials
  • Courthouse Gardens – Rose and Pollinator Garden
Donate Now

Help support the Master Gardener Programs that benefit the communities of Asotin and Garfield Counties

Mail donations to:

Asotin County Master Gardeners
PO Box 9
Asotin, WA 99402