Well, the farm is put to bed and plans are in the works for next year. Every year has brought different challenges and rewards. This year was no exception. We scaled down, but had a better quality in many of our veggies especially the lettuc… more »
Hi All! This week was a complete mixed bag of emotion and activity at the Farm. Many of you are aware of the vandalism that the Farm received, but trust me when I say, the vandalism has been overshadowed by an outpouring of concern, compassion a… more »
Here is an update just so you are all aware of what we are up to at the farm. All the raised beds have been tilled (thanks to the middle school CTE kids) and the field has been plowed and disced. I still need to harrow the field and then… more »
In preparation for Saturday's plowing, students from EV High School and EV Middle School picked rocks, wood and trash out of the field all day Friday. They were all such good sports as fresh cow manure had been spread the day before! W… more »
Come to Plow Day at the Farm on April 14th at 10am! We have got some great things in the works and have really incorporated our students on a huge level this year. We have a whole construction program that have built three sheds for the farm and conseque… 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.