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Newsletter for January 2012

January 20, 2012

Gardens for Humanity ended 2011 with gratitude to our donors, volunteers and collaborating organizations that are working with us to bring about necessary changes for a more sustainable and healthy world. We have found that an increasing number of people are working on an essential part of the big picture to make the world we envision and hope for a reality.

To see the foundation upon which we are building for the coming year take a look at our 2011 Annual Report by clicking here.

Many of the projects that we began in 2011 will continue to grow and expand. To bring our goals to fruition we have created created a number of action teams. We invite you to choose a team for which you have a passion and become a part of it, either in a leadership or volunteer capacity. These teams will contribute much to our community in the coming year.

2012 Action Teams:

  • Spring Planting Festival
  • School Gardens
  • Youth Green Team
  • Community Gardens
  • Public Gardens
  • Art and Environmental Education
  • Events
  • Demonstration Gardens
  • Fundraising
  • Volunteer Coordinator
To express your interest in becoming involved in our projects, or to find out more, either email me or fill out a Volunteer Information Form.

We look forward to a year filled with new hope and abundance,

Richard Sidy, President
Gardens for Humanity

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Earth Cups – Celebrating Art in the Earth

August 11, 2011

Join us Saturday, August 13 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm  

EARTH CUPS: Celebrating Art in the Earth

Benefit gardening and art education projects in local schools.  

The Sedona Arts Center, Special Exhibition Gallery

Dennis Ott, Nancy Robb Dunst, Sharron Porter show some Earth Cups

You are invited to attend “EARTH CUPS – Celebrating Art in the Earth” to benefit gardening and art education projects in local schools. Discover, enjoy and purchase a unique variety of cups, mugs and saucers created, painted and signed by the artists.

These hand-crafted and hand- painted cups come in all different shapes and sizes, from large coffee mugs to small demitasse cups; some with handles, some without. The “Earth Cups” were painted with glazes and fired so they are colorful, fanciful, and functional additions to one’s cup collection or for one-of-a-kind gifts.

  • Enjoy a complimentary Coffee/Tea Social with herbal teas and special coffees.
  • Taste savory and sweet treats grown or made locally.
  • Sedona poet Christopher Lane and Young Poets from Red Rock High School will perform their poetry.
  • Gardens for Humanity artisan and cook’s aprons will be available.
  • Artwork by Sharron Porter, Toby Friedman and Janise Witt will be exhibited and available for purchase to benefit our educational programs.
  • Enjoy music, art and conversation.

Saturday, August 13 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sedona Arts Center in the Special Exhibition Gallery and adjacent workshop studio.

The creation of this event was truly a gift from many in Sedona’s artistic community. Special thanks to the Sedona Arts Center and Dennis Ott for providing the ceramics studio every week throughout the spring, and to the artists of the Sedona Visual Arts Coalition for their creative talents and energy.

For more about our event read the excellent article in KUDOS online.

Since we wil not be able to process credit cards, cash or check only please.

For more information contact:
Richard Sidy, 284-9055 or