While I have been able to schedule a few groups to come to the garden to weed, I can not seem to get commitments from enough groups to take care of the massive amount of consistent weeding that needs to be done.
On Monday August 2nd the garden will be… more »
We have an unwanted visitor to the potato field called the Colorado Potato Bug. I am working on a solution (organic insecticide) that should do the trick to get rid of them and will apply it ASAP. Until I do though, please do not walk th… more »
The first real harvest of the season happened this morning! About 10 lbs of lettuce, endive, bok choy, broccoli and cherry tomatoes were delivered to Trent Elementary at 8:30am for use in their summertime lunch program. It was just a smal… more »
The East Valley Farms and Schools Partnership have created an exciting opportunity to help the community members and students of the East Valley School District understand the complexities of farming and gardening while building unity among community members. We feel the scope of our community garden is limited only by our imagination and determination. Not only will classrooms have this opportunity, but all community members. Families are the backbone of our schools and when families are supported in investing time with each other then families can be more successful. Grandparents, neighbors and students alike can come together and grow together through gardening.