Thank You

We would like to thank all those who have contributed to the development of Box Elder Community Garden:

Local Supporters:

  • Brigham City Fine Arts Center: Collaboration and support with Chalk Toss Fundraiser/5K Run
  • Robert & Suzie Radtke of Uintah Alpacas: Compost donation
  • Alpine Gardens: Collaboration and co-sponsoring Play Unplugged Gardener Badge and donations and participation in the Chalk Toss Fundraiser/5K Run
  • Niagara Water: Water donations
  • Admiral Beverage: Soda pop donations
  • Jim Keller with Kelcon Construction: Digging post holes for our fence and digging trench for electrical utilities
  • 4-H for Children: Donation of super-high planting beds
  • Brigham City Rotary Club: Sponsorship of planting beds, collaboration and support with Chalk Toss Fundraiser/5K Run
  • Families who sponsored Memorial Planting Beds
  • Mountain West Construction Group: Cement barriers for weed bays
  • Mountain States Steel Erectors and Vickie Pine: Plaques for the planting beds with sponsor logos
  • Orbital ATK: LTool Shed
  • USU Extension: Grant for materials for picnic tables
  • Willard Bay Gardens: Plant Donations
  • Crossroads Christian Fellowship: Funding
  • Tarter Gate: Gates
  • Staker Parson Companies: Concrete
  • Steel Concepts: Pavillion
  • Brigham/Tremonton Board of Realtors: Placemaking Micro-Grant
  • Kiwanis Club of Brigham City: Grant, and continued financial support
  • Brigham City Corporation: Coordinated Community Initiative Grant, multiple years
  • Box Elder Credit Union: Community Giver Award
  • Whitaker Construction: Irrigation system, time, materials, equipment for main lines, and donation of large pipe for super high planting beds
  • Vulcraft: Entrance sign including design, engineering, and manufacturing
  • Mountain View Engineering: Engineering of footings and foundation
  • Hadley Electric: Electrical connections
  • Gillies Funeral Chapel: Pump
  • Sharp Powder Coating: Discount toward painting of entrance sign
  • Kosbab Show Lambs: Equipment to move soil and set the entrance sign
  • Checkett’s Landscaping: Equipment to move soil
  • Kents Grocery Store, Smiths Grocery Store, Pizza Plus: Food for fundraisers
  • Ace Hardware and Southfork Hardware: Items for fundraiser
  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church (garden owner): Land, water, and funding for the garden

Participants in Work Day:

  • Via De Cristo: Help with garden maintenance and harvest
  • BC 1st Ward: Continued support building new planting beds and beautification projects
  • BC 13th Ward: Help with harvest and clean-up
  • BC Kotter Canyon Ward: Laying sod along front garden strip & harvest, help with garden clean-up and harvest
  • Willard 1st Ward Relief Society: Help with painting picnic tables
  • Friends, Family, & Gardeners who helped build fence, paint picnic tables and dig water lines for new planting beds.
  • LDS Missionaries who helped fill new planting beds with soil and dig water lines
  • Webelos Scout Troop 101
  • 4-H for Children
  • APEX Youth Services
  • Catalyst Residential Treatment Center
  • Crossroads Christian Fellowship
  • Mantua Scout Troop 171
  • Kiwanis Club of Brigham City
  • Brigham/Tremonton Board of Realtors

Many individuals with personal financial donations, labor, and other support

National Support

  • Seed Money Grant
  • Thrivent Financial: start-up funding
  • Scott’s Miracle Gro: Grassroots Grant
  • Fiskars: Project Orange Thumb Grant
  • WalMart Foundation: Community Grant
  • USDA/NRCS: Grant for a high tunnel (USDA’s Know Your Farmer/Know Your Food Initiative)
  • Slow Food Utah: Grant to add super high planting beds
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