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Fifi Goes Broody

Meet Fifi. She’s a pretty adventurous little Phoenix hen.  Fifi seemed to go “broody” after improvements to our chicken run prevented her frequent escape adventures. We often would find her sitting in the nest box for hours moodily guarding eggs.  So we made a separate space in the chicken run for a brood box, got fertilized Americuana eggs, & caught Fifi to set it up.    But … Continue reading Fifi Goes Broody

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Fruiting 2015

Spring has really sprung! There are bees & other pollinators buzzing all around. Blossoms are fruiting. Check out the coming blueberries, apples, cherries, currants, raspberries, pears, & strawberries!                      We are eagerly looking forward to the coming fruit and are grateful to the carpenter bees, honey bees, bumble bees, & butterflies that do all the pollination. Truly takes the cycle of nature to produce our food. … Continue reading Fruiting 2015

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Roots and Roofs 2015 Invite

Save the date! The 5th Annual Roots & Roofs is Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:30AM-2:30PM. Roots & Roofs is an annual beautification & housing  event in Weinland Park that builds on many years of doing spring community clean-up events. 4th Street Farms has participated since 2011 and we are so excited to welcome the community again this year. Join us as we install trellis … Continue reading Roots and Roofs 2015 Invite

Earth Day 2015

Earth Day Columbus 2014, which was themed “Gratitude”, brought out a record-breaking number of volunteers, over 4,000, who donated their time at 181 service sites across the region during a week of service. In total, Earth Day volunteers devoted more than 12,500 hours to cleaning and greening their communities. At 4th Street Farms, we turned compost, mulched paths, cleared beds for planting & picked up … Continue reading Earth Day 2015

Free Seeds at the 2014 Weinland Park Festival

Join us this Saturday, August 16th from 12-4PM in Weinland Park (behind the school) for all the goodness of the annual neighborhood community festival, including 4th Street Farms distributing free* Livingston Seeds to our neighbors for the 3rd year in a row.  We look forward to seeing you.  *Giant thanks to Livingston Seeds for providing both flower and food seeds!  Continue reading Free Seeds at the 2014 Weinland Park Festival