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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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