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Artists Wanted!

March 21, 2013


The Wilson Street Urban Farm invites

your creative participation to design our new sign!

The 2013 growing season is upon us! Wilson Street site needs a welcoming sign that reflects the essence and purpose of our operation.

JURIED DESIGN: Submissions will be judged and the winner selected by the 3rd/4th grade students at the Tapestry Charter School who raised the money for the new sign. The winner then, with the materials provided, will manufacture and install the sign.

PRIZE: The winning artist qualifies* to receive a full 21-week CSA share of super-fresh, naturally grown, local vegetables and herbs from the Wilson Street Farm.

Contest Rules:

  1. Design cannot exceed a $300.00 budget
  2. Materials used must be paint on signboard
  3. Completed sign must be able to be mounted on existing 4×4 wooden posts spaced 5’ apart and extending 5’ above the ground. (Current sign measures 30” X 96”).
  4. Designs should reflect the philosophy of the farm as seen on its blog site
  5. Designs must be submitted by April 6th either via email in j-peg form to, or by mail to:

Wilson Street Urban Farm Sign Contest

c/o Janice Stevens,

812 Fillmore Ave

Buffalo, NY 14212.

  1. Sign must be completed/installed by August 1, 2013.
  2. *To qualify for the CSA, winner must be able to pick up their shares at the farm site on Thursday afternoons between 2:00pm- 8:00pm.
  3. Further questions can be directed to
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