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Blueprint Earth Collective, a local landscape design company, and Urban/Rural Design, a local architectural design firm, graciously donated their time and talent to design an outdoor space for FoCo Cafe that will provide a pleasant environment in which to dine and also provide growing space for the cafe.  A volunteer group from Leadership Fort Collins has taken on the task of making the design a reality.  As FoCo Cafe is truly a community restaurant, the Plant it Forward campaign is a community project.  We need your help and there are multiple ways to support the project.

Adopt a Box

The greatest way for individuals or groups to support this project is to “Adopt a Box” by purchasing the supplies and building a planter box from the landscape design.  There are six different sizes of planter boxes totaling 23 boxes needed to complete the design.  The cost of building a planter box ranges from $100 for a small box to several hundred for the largest boxes in the plan and takes just a few hours to build.  Local Cedar Supply Lumber Company is generously offering a discount to all groups building planter boxes for this project. Adopting a planter box is a great opportunity to support team bonding, promote volunteerism within your organization and give back to our wonderful community, in addition to exposing your organization to approximately 1500 diners that visit each month.  For more information or to sign up as an Adopt a Box sponsor, please contact Paul Christenson at pchristenson@turningpnt.org or (970) 567-0945.

Support a Box

The second way groups or individuals can support the project is to “Support a Box” by making monetary donations.  The funds will be used to purchase supplies to build the planter boxes.  There is a group of volunteer builders willing to build boxes with supplies purchased through donations.  The goal is to raise $4,000 which will support getting the planters built, filling them with soil and planting the herbs, flowers, fruits and vegetables.  All donated funds will be directly used for supplies for this project, but in the case of a surplus, remaining funds will be used for general operating expenses for FoCo Cafe.  Please choose an amount below that works for you, your family or your organization:

$200 – Large Planter Box Sponsor – This will provide enough materials for the volunteer builders to construct one of the larger planter boxes.  You or your group will receive recognition on a plaque at FoCo Cafe as supporters of the “Plant it Forward” project.

$100 – Small Planter Box Sponsor – This will provide enough materials for the volunteer builders to construct one of the smaller planter boxes.  You or your group will receive recognition on a plaque at FoCo Cafe as supporters of the “Plant it Forward” project.

$50 – “Plant it Forward” Supporter – This will help provide overall funds for the project.  You or your group will receive recognition on a plaque at FoCo Cafe as supporters of the “Plant it Forward” project.

Choose your own amount – All donations help provide overall funds for the project.  You or your group will receive recognition on a plaque at FoCo Cafe as supporters of the “Plant it Forward” project.

Thank you for Planting it Forward!  With your help, we can feed our community ourselves! For more information, contact Paul Christenson at pchristenson@turningpnt.org or (970) 567-0945.

Regards,
Leadership Fort Collins Team


Plant it Forward Donation Form