Join us April 23, 2016 from 1PM-4PM for the Columbus Chicken Coop Tour. The tours are FREE and a great way to collect ideas on coop design, learn about chicken breeds and meet the folks who are raising chickens in the city. Tour are self-guided and are held in neighborhoods throughout Columbus. Facebook Event at http://bit.ly/1V6rPFa Continue reading 2016 Columbus Chicken Coop Tour
The days are longer, the weather is getting warmer and even when it snows, we are all itching for spring! Trees are beginning to blossom, daffodils are blooming and asparagus is sprouting. And you want to get your hands in the soil. We welcome your involvement in one of Weinland Park’s leading community gardens. 4th Street Farms is a free farm open to all where … Continue reading Spring Fever at 4th Street Farms
Time to sign up for Weinland Park’s 2015 Make A Difference Day! October 24 9AM-12:30PM Lunch & t-shirt provided (quantities limited) Kicking off at Godman Guild, you’ll get a shirt & join a team to Make A Difference in Weinland Park. Work sites include: 4th St Farms 5th St Gardens Weinland Park & Schoenbaum Family Center Weinland Park Community Garden.@ Godman Guild Indianola-Euclid Community Garden … Continue reading October 24 2015 | Weinland Park Make A Difference Day Sign Up
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
Join us, in memory of Miss Leslie, Saturday, March 28 from 10AM-2PM for the third annual spring work day at the 5th Street Bird Sanctuary. Continue reading Bird Sanctuary Spring 2015
A few days ago our eggs hatched and we now have 9 little fuzzy chicks peepin’ away! Continue reading So peepin cute!
We started with 28 eggs from Rachel Tayse of Harmonious Homestead. We rented an incubator from Shawn Fiegelist of City Folk Farms. In 21 days we’ll have chicks! Continue reading Spring IS Coming!
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
Every year we gather for a potluck to review 2014 and make plans for 2015. Join your neighbors at 4th Street Farms this year on Feb 8th @ 1PM. Bring a dish, a neighbor & a smile. After touring 4th Street Farms, we’ll load up our plates for lunch, review 2014 & start planning for 2015. Some of the exciting projects we will discuss include: … Continue reading 2015 Planning Potluck
Iron Street provided one model that is really interesting because it unites youth programming with food production, processing, preparation, and distribution. There is a lot to learn from Iron Street and consider about what resonates and what doesn’t for Weinland Park. One of the themes voiced repeatedly at the Community Engagement meeting on July 19th was the need for jobs. Youth programming like that at Iron … Continue reading Growing Home @ Wood Street