Blessing…

The word of the day was blessing… We had gotten the land from the Wagenbrenner Development Company for $0 and they graciously agreed to also grade the land for the same amazing price.  So, at Build Gardens, Feed Our Community this past Sunday, over 25 people got together and we got to work building raised bed gardens using the pavers and cinder block donated by … Continue reading Blessing…

Roots and Roofs

Last Saturday at Roots and Roofs we made lots of progress in Weinland Park. We highlighted the housing developments in the area, as well picked up litter and we worked on various gardening projects, including work at Godman Guild and at taking down the 6th Street Community Garden to move the materials to 4th Street Farms. Here Local Matters cooks with up and coming chefs in Weinland … Continue reading Roots and Roofs

Baby Steps

So since the last posting, we’ve been very busy.  Here are some of the points of interest to share: We’ve met with Amy Yersavich of the EPA and have submitted paperwork with Waggenbrenner Development to get 4th Street Farms lot priority testing for contaminants.  We are not sure when that test will happen, but do want to assure everyone that we have no intention of … Continue reading Baby Steps