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

Growing Independence

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