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Updated Patreon Member Tiers and Benefits for 2024 – Update or Renew Available Now.

MERCH: 1) Alchemical Nursery Project water bottle; 2) a Paper Copy of all newly published organizational Zines.
PROMOS: 3) 50% off purchase of garden art signs; 4) $10 credit to each Spring’s annual plant sale;  5) Promotional Specials on Plant Sale Gift Card Orders.
PDC CREDIT: 6) Permaculture Design Certificate credit for completion of ANP PDC sessions.

The Green Bottle chart below expands our understanding of financial privilege and experience. All member tiers provide the same benefits, so please use sliding scale green bottle chart to determine the level you’re able to contribute.

Image description: Graphic with the title, “The Green Bottle: Where You Fall on the Sliding Scale.” Three illustrations of bottles appear side by side, one filled all the way with green liquid, the second filled halfway, and the third filled low. Each bottle has a list of statements. Along the y-axis of the graphic reads, “Financial Privilege” and the x-axis reads, “Personal Financial Experience.” The full bottle lists the following statements: “I am comfortably able to meet all of my basic* needs. I may have some debt but it does not prohibit attainment of basic needs. I own my home or property OR I rent a higher-end property. I own or lease a car. I am employed or do not need to work to meet my needs. I have regular access to health care. I have access to financial savings. I have an expendable** income. I can always buy new items. I can afford an annual vacation or take time off.” The half-filled bottle lists the following statements: “I may stress about meeting my basic needs but still regularly achieve them. I may have some debt but it does not prohibit attainment of basic needs. I own or lease a car. I am employed. I have access to health care. I might have access to financial savings. I have some expendable income. I am able to buy some new items & I thrift others. I can take a vacation annually or every few years without financial burden.” The low-filled bottle lists the following statements: “I frequently stress about meeting basic needs & don’t always achieve them. I have debt and it sometimes prohibits me from meeting my basic needs. I rent lower-end properties or have unstable housing. I do not have a car and/or have limited access to a car but I am not always able to afford gas. I am unemployed or underemployed. I qualify for government assistance including food stamps & health care. I have no access to savings. I have no or very limited expendable income. I rarely buy new items because I am unable to afford them. I cannot afford a vacation or have the ability to take time off without financial burden.” At the very bottom of the graphic are additional definitions. “*Basic Needs include food, housing, and transportation. **Expendable Income might mean you are able to buy coffee or tea at a shop, go to the movies or a concert, buy new clothes, books, and similar items each month, etc. This image and framework was originally created by Alexis J. Cunningfolk | with additions from Britt Hawthorne |”

Formal IDEA Statement Published

At the Alchemical Nursery Project, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work. We believe that every individual deserves to be treated with respect and dignity, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or ability.

We recognize that systemic inequalities exist in our society and are committed to doing our part in dismantling these structures. We strive to create a safe and inclusive space for all members of our community, including those who have been historically marginalized. We actively seek out and welcome diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, and believe that this diversity makes our work stronger and more impactful. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities for all individuals, including providing access to resources and education that promote sustainable living practices.

We recognize that environmental justice is an integral part of social justice, and are dedicated to addressing the intersectionality of these issues. Overall, we are committed to ongoing learning and growth in our understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that it is only through collective action and intentional effort that we can create a more just and equitable society for all.

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Unique Seasonal and Holiday Gift Ideas

Offering Unique Seasonal and Holiday Gift Ideas as we fundraise for the Alchemical Nursery Project and the Bicycle Depot on Marcellus St. Check them out at – all items are pick-up only.

$50.00 (On sale for $40 until December 31st) – Purchase 2 hours of Permaculture consulting towards a Custom Permaculture Polyculture Design.
$20.00 – Limited edition numbered Mojito Mint garden art sign print – 50 Available.
$15.00 – Garden and Field Notes book, Locally designed and handcrafted by Amaranth Bindery.
$5.00 Print copy of the original Rahma Edible Forest Snack Garden zine from April 2013.

Hello world!

Welcome to the web site of the Alchemical Nursery project! What can we create together towards a sustainable future…?

We have recently installed WordPress software and are in the process of editing and creating the initial pages and content of this new website. You can register an account and then write posts and share information on our site – see our About page for our Vision and Mission which contributions should adhere to. Please be respectful.

Contact us at info [at] or the Alchemical Nursery page on Facebook.