Tomato Plant Sale Fundraiser

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The Tomato Plant Sale is back and extended to May 29th!  Plants are beautiful and healthy averaging 18″ high, with most in 6″ pots or larger and blooming! Order early to guarantee variety. Visit Manchaug Pond’s online store to order your tomato plant(s) today.   Hannah is offering again this spring her Tomato Plant Sale with all proceeds benefiting the Manchaug Pond Foundation’s new Stream Team – a water quality and testing program developed to monitor the streams flowing into Manchaug Pond. Raised from seed and organically grown, offers you an opportunity to get quality tomato plants for your garden or deck while contributing to an important cause. This year’s offering: A beautiful tomato plant started from seed and organically grown with care above beautiful Manchaug Pond by our first Stream Team member, a senior at Sutton High School. 10 varieties available including heirloom, cherry, a plum and many favorites. Minimum donation of $5/plant Perfect for any garden both in ground and container ~ home, camp, or deck. Quantities are limited with 200 plants available. To be delivered to your doorstep (local delivery only) on Saturday, May 15 or Sunday, May 16, 2021. Visit Manchaug Pond’s online store to order …

Spring Cleanup ~ Saturday, April 24th

Posted April 17, 2021 Let’s do it! The Manchaug Pond Foundation is organizing the annual spring cleanup of Manchaug Pond and its watershed for Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 9 AM to Noon with a rain date the following day.  Volunteers are needed to canvas the lake shoreline, public boat ramp, and watershed to remove litter and other potential threats to water quality: in boats to cover the lake’s coves and shoreline, walking the watershed roadsides, at the public access boat ramp, in pickup trucks to shuttle volunteers and pick up bags of trash. Go it alone or meet anytime from 9 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Public Access Boat Ramp at 22 Torrey Road in Sutton to team up with others, get gloves and trash bags, and grab some refreshment and conversation. Community service completion sheets will be available for students, scout and church groups and any others needing documentation of time donated to a great cause! All are invited to join Manchaug Pond strong! If you plan to go it alone or with your own team, please Contact us! with the neighborhood or roadside(s) you will be addressing so that we can maximize the area covered and …

Tomato Plant Sale To Benefit New Stream Team!

Posted May 24, 2020 Not the usual Manchaug Pond Foundation fundraiser but one from the heart of a student volunteer and to fund a new clean water initiative for Manchaug Pond! We are offering you, for a minimum donation of $5 each, beautiful heirloom variety tomato plants, raised from seed and organically-grown by one of our student water quality volunteers.  Hannah, a junior at Sutton High School, is offering this Heirloom Tomato Sale to raise funds for needed equipment and supplies for a new Manchaug Pond Stream Team and testing lab.    This will expand our current on-lake water quality monitoring and the cooperative efforts with the Blackstone River Coalition to take our volunteers up into the Manchaug Pond watershed to directly monitor the streams which carry water to the lake and to establish our own lab in order to avoid expensive outside fees. All tomato plants offered are grown here in the watershed and perfect for your home garden, campsite, or deck container garden  – order your tomato(s) online today – quantities are limited with only 101 plants available. –  Paypal, check or cash on delivery accepted. Local delivery this week or pick-up if desired. Any and all donations are …