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2018 Garden Plans

On Feb 4, 2018, we had a planning meeting for the volunteers of 4th Street Farms, Indianola-Euclid Community Garden, 5th Street Bird Sanctuary, the Weinland Park Community Garden at Godman Guild, 5th Street Gardens, the Weinland Park Garden Club, Weinland Park Berry Patch, Weinland Park Sewing Circle, and members of the Weinland Park Community Civic Association’s Food & Wellness Committee to connect, organize & create … Continue reading 2018 Garden Plans

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

4th Street Farms Wins Award

The Growing to Green Awards honor the dedication and hard work of many central Ohio communities and individuals while furthering Growing to Green’s objective of promoting participation in city beautification and community gardening. The Growing to Green Awards provide an excellent opportunity to have garden projects recognized for its contributions to the Columbus Community. Garden Award categories include Community, Educational, Youth, Neighborhood Beautification, and Sustainability. … Continue reading 4th Street Farms Wins Award

OSU Extension & Congressional Aides Visit 4th Street Farms

Visitors from OSU Extension & Congressional Aides from Sherrod Brown’s office tour Weinland Park’s 4th Street Farms today to see the difference we are making everyday! Touring 4th Street Street, we shared our work over the last year… From Maypops, Blueberries, Raspberries, and Pear Trees to Peppers, Tomatoes, Carrots, and Eggplants from Rosemary, Dill, Mint, and Oregano to Composting, Rain Barrels, Irrigation, and Murals there … Continue reading OSU Extension & Congressional Aides Visit 4th Street Farms

From the Soil Up

Last Friday we took a team of agricultural, environmental, and architectural researchers on a tour of several Weinland Park gardens and the bird sanctuary. One of the experts was Joe Kovach from OARDC–Wooster, who we had earlier driven up to go visit and learn from in collaboration with our partners at Knowlton School of Architecture. He focuses on urban agricultural research, using high tunnels to … Continue reading From the Soil Up