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
Join us in the garden Saturday, March 21st from 10AM-2PM to kick off spring gardening at 4th Street Farms by breaking ground together. We will focus our efforts on turning compost, prepping the beds for planting, & caning the berries. Local CD101 will join our community garden efforts, as well as provide tunes to get us all moving. All are welcome. Dress for dirty. Grab … Continue reading Breaking Ground Invite
Inspired by Will Allen’s recent visit hosted by the Stiletto Gardener, Local Matters, Hounds in the Kitchen, and Franklin Park Conservatory…. as well as the recent Community Engagement conversation hosted by the Food & Wellness Committee of the WPCCA, OSU Architecture, Local Matters, & MORPC at the Godman Guild…. A team from OSU Knowlton School of Architecture hit the road to check out Iron Street … Continue reading Iron Street
…One bite at a time. That’s been the saying of the week. We’ve been making leaps and bounds at progress in the garden, but it’s still one baby step at a time. And , like most people, we are impatient to see things in place producing. But Gardening is a lesson in process for sure. Here’s where things started last Sunday morning…. We laid … Continue reading How Do You Eat An Elephant?