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Spring Fever at 4th Street Farms

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

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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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October 24 2015 | Weinland Park Make A Difference Day Sign Up

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

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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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Join Us at the Weinland Park Festival 2015 | Coming Back Home! 

Join us August 8 2015 from Noon-4PM at Godman Guild! Food. From tacos to pizza, fish to vegetarian, there’s lots of options for the whole family. Bring a neighbor and sample a variety of great local flavors. Save room for dessert! Fun. For starters: actual KIDS BOUNCE HOUSE!! Then kids of all ages enjoy games, activities & cute live animals from Columbus Zoo, right?! Throw … Continue reading Join Us at the Weinland Park Festival 2015 | Coming Back Home! 

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Keep Weinland Park Beautiful 

Join us July 11 from 9AM-12PM in Keeping Weinland Park Beautiful!      We will be holding a joint community clean-up tomorrow Saturday, July 11th with our neighbors to the east, Milo-Grogan, from 9:00a.m. until Noon.  Residents from both neighborhoods will meet at Veritas Community Church, 345 East 2nd Avenue where we will distribute everything you will need for the litter clean-up (gloves, trash grabbers, … Continue reading Keep Weinland Park Beautiful 

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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