Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and happy and warm! Preparations are in the making for this year's Farm and Community Garden. We have great possibilities on the horizon and there are so many trying to make those possibilities a reality. In the… more »
Hello everyone! I am happy to announce everything that we could harvest is out of the Farm and in the hands of either the District kitchens or Second Harvest. Our final plowing is being planned for the first ten days of November. Thanks to Jon Larson… more »
What a FABULOUS day at the farm! About two hundred students came out today to witness the wheat harvest. One class got to pick carrots out of the ground, wash them and eat them in the span of about 5 minutes. You just can't get any fresher t… more »
Great news!!!! The wheat is ready to be harvested! This Friday between 9am and 2pm Blaine and Tyler Fricke will be cutting the wehat with their combine as classes come out to watch. Come on out and say hi and if you are a teacher, bring… more »
Good news; we saved the beets! The weeds have taken over much of the Farm, but we are slowly regaining control. Today the beets were weeded and thinned. Thanks to Sharon and Vick for their help today. Several little cucumbers were spotted a… 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.