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Hanging Herbs

Chestnut Hill Reservoir Community Garden Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee (AC) is a volunteer committee that collectively manages the operations of the garden. As vacancies occur, all members of the gardening community are invited to apply to join. Please inform the AC of any concerns or suggestions you may have for the garden. The AC meets each month and will be happy to add items to the agenda. Please email us at

Meet the CHRCGAC members

Cleide Angolano

Plot 8


Cheryl Pavlik

Plot 20


Alex Kaw

Plot 18-19

The AC has the following responsibilities:
  • Establish guidelines for the safe and successful operation of the community garden

  • Maintain timely communication with community garden members

  • Collect dues and security deposits

  • Pay community garden bills Hire professionals necessary to maintain community garden infrastructure

  • Make decisions on the purchase of new and/or replacement tools and equipment Assign plots to new members as well as existing members who wish to move

  • Evaluate applications from prospective gardeners Monitor compliance with the community garden rules and regulations

  • Supervise the general upkeep of the community garden Mediate disputes between gardeners

  • Coordinate community garden upkeep with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation including scheduling clean-up days

  • Help foster good relations with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and community garden neighbors

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