First, THANKS SO MUCH to all those that pledged to plant a seed on May 7th! Big Green is awarding us $5,000 due to our participation in the Plant A Seed Day effort. Yahoo!! Current Wish List: –Miter Saw for help with building raised beds–Rototiller-Load of 15 yards of soil for a new garden-Crushed graniteContinue reading “Planting Season!”
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April and More!
Planting season has arrived and it’s time to get together and share information, food and friendship!
The Tour de Farms is back on 9/17!
Start the Tour at any Farmyard/Garden on the map and then visit as many others as you’d like from 9-11 a.m. on September 17th. We encourage you to walk, jog, or roll with friends, but any form of transportation is ok! After the “choose your own adventure” tours, join us at the Shadle Library at 2111 WContinue reading “The Tour de Farms is back on 9/17!”
Viva Ultra Bread
Viva Ultra Bread has extended their fundraiser with us! Please check out vivaultrabread.com and place an order for some great, local, non-gmo/g bagels, bread, and beeswax bread bags. 10% of sales through April go toward GN!
Jack and Joy celebrating the new Little Free Pantry installed at 3304 E. Gordon! Check our website calendar at: http://www.growingneighbors.org/calendar for upcoming events we’re hosting and those of other great partners. New community gardens are going in this spring at homes, schools, and churches including Lidgerwood Presbyterian. Want to help start or expand a garden in your neighborhood? SustainableContinue reading “February Updates”
Shadle Library is “Growing”
Juan Juan and Asraa displaying our new seed starting racks at the Shadle Library! On Tuesday, February 15, an Indoor Seed Starting program at the Shadle Public Library happened! More great programs with the library are being planned. RSVP to Johnny or just show up for these programs. Some of the seedlings will go homeContinue reading “Shadle Library is “Growing””
Quick and Composty Update
It has been a great growing season and we have a lot of fun news and events to share with you. Please take a moment to check out this quick and composty list of highlights: Our neighbor Rob with the Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market put together this awesome 3 min. video about us: https://www.facebook.com/EGFMarket/videos/564992718138732 Our neighbors withContinue reading “Quick and Composty Update”
It’s time to celebrate the harvest! Join us on Tuesday, October 15 from 4:30 – 7:30 pm for games, a garden tour, dinner and a presentation and a hoedown dance. Glow in the dark games and prizes start at 7:00.
Growing Artists Camp
Growing Artists Camp will be at Shadle Park Presbyterian Church on the corner of Rowan and Alberta from August 9-13, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. There will be a different guest artist each day as well as a couple of art teachers present all week. Register today!
Growing Neighbors Camp!
Register Here! Growing Neighbors Camp will be at Shadle Church, 5508 North Alberta, and nearby gardens. Participants will learn organic gardening, serve their community and enjoy snacks and game. All ages are welcome. Grades 2 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. July 6-9, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Questions? call 327-5522.