Author Archives: Mae Humiston

A list… of what?

-Nebraska Wedding -Kolb -Blondkupfchen -Bumblebee -Calypso -Red Swan -Sultan Green Crescent -Detroit Dark Red -Calabrese -Tom Thumb -Udumalapet -Red Burgundy -King of the North WHAT DOES IT MEAN?? We bought seeds- that’s what it means. SeedSavers was having a 50% … Continue reading

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The New Garden Group

A couple weeks ago the garden club had a critical discussion about the existing structure. What was in place: Two “co-heads” that ran meetings, dealt with administration, facilitated decision-making and sent emails. Members would come to meetings to have discussions … Continue reading

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Our first skill share

On October 5th, Devyn and Jake represented the garden club at the on-campus Farmers’ Market (Wednesdays 11:30am-1:30pm on the lower Campus Center Patio) behind a table inviting people to come plant herbs for the winter in recycled containers:

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Fall recipe from Jacob

Sweet Acorn Squash~ Ingredients: Acorn squash butter brown sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350 Spray cookie sheet with non-stick spray Cut whole Acorn Squash in half. Scoop and scrape out the seeds and fibers. Lay squash cut side down on … Continue reading

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A growing garden

In my last post I promised I’d put up pictures of the completed raised beds built for use this semester in the Sustainable Food Systems Ex-College class. Well between that moment and right now- we’ve also received a truck-full of … Continue reading

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Check out the TSC blog for updates on ways to be sutainable!

Check it out:  http://sites.tufts.edu/tuftssustainabilitycollective/

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Club and class… UNITE!

This Saturday, in the beautiful fall weather, the garden club joined forces with the Tufts Ex-College class: Introduction to Sustainable Food Systems. The class is taught by Mari Pierce-Quinonez and Jeff Hake, both of whom have received master’s degrees from … Continue reading

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Weekly Meetings!

Weekly meetings to be held on Wednesdays at 9pm in Eaton 203 starting September 21! Workday this Saturday, Sept 17 at 10 am-12pm. Help the Sustainable Food Systems class build raised beds!

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A most productive day

We did so much today! Sometimes you just need to commit yourself for hours on end… the results are stunning! Sadly, our squash fell victim to powdery mildew. (Powdery mildew is a fungus of the order Erysiphales that lives on the surface … Continue reading

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The garden had come to this

The garden had come to this, had reached this pitch of green uproar in the few short weeks since May, when I’d set out seedlings in a considered pattern I no longer could discern. The neat, freshly hoed rows had … Continue reading

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