Comparison: Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation vs Master Gardener Program
Serving the community TOGETHER since 1984.
It’s easy to confuse these the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation and the WSU Jefferson County Master Gardener Program. Our names sound very much alike. We are different, but we work together to promote gardening activities in Jefferson County.
Read below to learn about what each organization does to further our mutual goals.
Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Purpose: The Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation provides financial and in-kind support to the Master Gardener Program and other community horticulture programs through grants in Jefferson County.
A nine-member, elected board of directors manage the Foundation. All of these positions are voluntary and unpaid.
Certified active Master Gardeners
- Plant Sale
- Secret Garden Tour
- Yard & Garden Lecture Series
- Grants to Community Horticulture Programs
Master Gardener Program
A program of Washington State University.
The WSU Master Gardeners program trains volunteers to be effective community educators in gardening and environmental stewardship.
A coordinator reports to Extension faculty and receives support from the Washington State Master Gardener program coordinator.
Trained, certified volunteers.
- Master Gardener Volunteer Training
- Answer Clinic
- Community Workshops
- Growing Groceries
- Seed Library
- Speakers Bureau
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