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4th Street Farms 2016 Plans

In February we gathered together for our annual planning potluck. Around 35 people came to break bread, tour the site, and make plans for 2016.   2016 Volunteer Dates:  Breaking Ground, March 19, 10-Noon Earth Day: Branch Out, April 16, 10AM-12PM Earth Day: WP Service April 19, 1-4PM  Earth Day Celebration/Columbus Chicken Tour, April 23, 2-4 Roots & Roofs, May 14, 9:30-1 (lunch provided at … Continue reading 4th Street Farms 2016 Plans

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Breakfast, Books & Harvest

Join us October 10, 2015 at 10AM in Weinland Park’s 4th Street Farms Community Garden. Come have breakfast, go on a shape hunt and help out at the farm. There’s bugs, berries & more to explore. Program will begin in the pergola at the front at 10AM. We are at 1379-1381 N. 4th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues in Columbus, Ohio 43201. We look … Continue reading Breakfast, Books & Harvest

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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