What a great day at the garden!!!! I know it is the middle of winter but I was out at the garden shovelling; that is until Doug showed up with the Kabota and pushed the snow away...Thanks Doug! What a great guy to drop everything and help me. Why did h… more »
The Garden is in hibernation, but plans are being made for next season. One idea that could be beneficial to everyone is a seed exchange. For example: if you don't want to plant a whole package of Zucchini, and are willing to trade for some cucumber; com… more »
Hi All, After the last shipment of potatoes was picked up last week, I have the final numbers for pounds of produce harvested from the district crops at the farm. The totals are fairly close but not exact. The district kitchens received about 2,000 l… more »
The garden has been given all the manure it wants and needs. What a great thing as the field is so nutrient starved! The only catch is we have to haul it from Clayton (about 40 miles away). WE NEED DUMP TRUCKS! If anyone can volunteer a dump truck or… more »
With the help of University of Idaho Nutrition Sciences students, we harvested another 810 lbs of tomatoes, green and ripe. With 34 degrees forecasted for Monday night, it seemed like a wise decision to pull them all while the help was available. Watch,… 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.