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A Brand New Fence

Sunday morning was beautiful, crisp and sunny: perfect weather for fixing the fence. The first part of the fence had been fixed earlier in the semester and stood up wonderfully against the wind, rain, and our first snow. Inspired by … 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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Collards to Keep the Cold Away

Last night was the first snow of the year, and as the residual flakes melt away in the cool autumn sun today, I needed something hearty and warm to comfort my soul in mourning of summer’s end. Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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Garden Winterization (Part 1): Hoop House

Going into the garden’s first winter, we decided to investigate different methods of winterizing the garden, and, in this case, prolonging the growing season. One common technique is a structure called a hoop house. With an appearance similar to the … 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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Fried Green Tomatoes

photos courtesy of Hallie Gluk While pruning back the behemoth tomatoes, I discovered some baby cherry tomatoes. I fried some up for the Crafts House, a co-op that serves free vegetarian dinners every night at 6 (You should go!) Since … Continue reading

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Farming around the world

This summer, I spent six weeks working on organic farms in Italy through WWOOF, an organization that allows members to find work on farms around the world. I stayed on 4 different farms, and each provided me with a unique … Continue reading

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Some Food Made with Garden Goods!

Sooooo I am bit late on blogging but I some examples of what can/ has been made with garden. The first thing I enjoyed was the spring crop of salad greens we had. We got a spicy spicy mix from … Continue reading

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