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
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!
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
Last Tuesday the Weinland Park Community Civic Association‘s Food & Wellness Committee hosted a Community Engagement Conversation in collaboration with Local Matters, Knowlton School of Architecture, CEGI, and MORPC. This event took a great deal of planning and genuinely sought resident input about food, possible food related jobs, and plans for the 3M site on 4th Street & 5th Avenue. The Community Engagement Meeting pulled in … Continue reading Community Engagement
Several weeks ago 4th Street Farms was accepted to a workshop as a project for a digital storytelling workshop offered by the Columbus Film Council and The Free Press sponsored by Comfest, where the video first was screened at the Shelterhouse as part of the work of Archives. Thank you to Martina Santos from OSU Knowlton School of Architecture for providing video footage, Susan Halpern … Continue reading Walk With Me
On July 3rd we gathered at the garden to celebrate the independence of growing our own vegetables and cooking our own food. Given all the issues with large corporate agriculture, specifically concerns over food safety and security, it is important to recognize that growing our own food is radical action in accordance with the principles that gave birth to this county. We enjoyed a … Continue reading Growing Independence
Hats off to the growth of 4th Street Farms: Last Sunday it rained much of the day and the garden settled in with hungry roots drinking up nourishing ground-soaking water, while we got tomato stakes in and some very necessary weeding done. Join us Sunday, July 3 for our next gardening event where we are planning to celebrate all our hard work and Independence Day … Continue reading Growing with Celebration