I hope everyone has had a great start to the summer!
There have been some concerns about there not being enough room in the field. Please make sure that you look at the stakes marking the rows on the Eastern side of the field for famil… more »
Thanks to about 15 EVMS sixth graders, we now have 130 tomato plants in the ground. Plants were donated by The Family Greenery and the YMCA Greenhouse. Greenacres Plant Food donated 400 lbs of great fertilizer to get the plants off to a better start. W… more »
Irrigation lines for the field are currently being assembled and will be done in the next day or two. We have one sprinkler line set up and the chk, chk, chk sound was fantastic to hear!!!! Eldon has really outdone himself in getting us on track and se… more »
Well, last night’s cool temps did not do great things for our community garden. Many things faired well, but some did not. The beds looked to be better off than the field, but the field crops did not fair well; mostly the High School’s starts. I know… 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.