Elmhurst's First Congregational hosts Organic Seedlings Sale this spring

  • From left, First Congregational Church members Don Haraf, Karen Pachyn, William Roman, Bob Tracy and Gail Ogdon were some of the volunteers that provided the hands free pickup for organic seedlings in 2020.

    From left, First Congregational Church members Don Haraf, Karen Pachyn, William Roman, Bob Tracy and Gail Ogdon were some of the volunteers that provided the hands free pickup for organic seedlings in 2020. Courtesy of Martha Mendoza

 
Submitted by Karen Pachyn
Updated 2/19/2021 10:51 PM

First Congregational United Church of Christ in Elmhurst is holding its seventh annual seedlings sale.

Order certified organic vegetable and herb seedlings provided by West Star Organics in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.

 

Go to elmhurstucc.org/store/ to see pictures of the plants available, read about them, make your selections and pay by credit card.

If you prefer, you can also print out a hard copy of the order form using the same link. Fill out the form and send it to the church office with cash or check made out to "First Congregational UCC."

More details are provided on the website.

All orders must be in the church office, with payment, no later than Wednesday, March 31.

New this year, West Star Organics is offering the opportunity to offer you 1 cubic foot bags of their organic compost and growing mix to help you successfully grow stronger, healthier plants.

Seedlings will be available for pickup on Saturday, May 8, between 9 a.m. and noon.

First Congregational Church is located at 235 S. Kenilworth, Elmhurst. Pickup of your purchases will be provided in a safe, socially distanced manner.

All profits benefit church missions.

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