Ben Franklin Community Garden - Celebrating 40 years!

Text Message Notifications

Remind messaging platform

RemindWe're using Remind, a text messaging app, to communicate announcements and reminders quickly and efficiently — straight to your phone.

It's simple! Join by texting @bfcgarden2  to 81010. You don’t need a smartphone, just any phone that can receive text messages. (Your service's mobile messaging rates may apply.)

You can opt out at any time.

Here's how

text @bfcgarden to 81010

Join online. Visit and enter @bfcgarden2 along with your mobile phone number. You'll get text notifications at the number you entered.

Prefer email?

If you don't have text messaging capabilities, or just prefer email, you can still receive notifications.

Send a blank email to (You don't need a subject.) You'll get a response with more instructions. 


Remind is a communication platform largely used by schools. Therefore, it was build with privacy and safety concerns in mind. iKeepSafe has certified Remind’s practices for the protection and privacy of information. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to use. For complete terms and privacy see Terms of Service.