Mission Statement for Mahaska County Master Gardeners
The mission of the Mahaska County Master Gardener pr
ogram is to make curren
t research based home
horticulture information available to the community.
We collaborate with Mahaska Count
y Extension to provide and promote programs, activities and
various projects of a horticulture nature for audiences and members.
Provide opportunities for networ
king and exchange of ideas.
Recruitment and Effective Volunteers
Coordinate with Iowa State University Ex
tension for local training of new interns.
Active promotion of program through
websites, publication and events.
Participate in community activities to enhance visibility.
Create an active volunteer base.
Consult and assist in establishment, improve
ment & maintenance of community gardens.
Maintain ISUE gardens.
Generate income to support program by
raising funds while providing education.