The next ten days don’t show low’s lower than 40. That is great; we can keep the tomatoes out in the field! The day time temps aren’t anything to get really excited about, but it is better than freezing temps at night.
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Thank you to Fairchild ALS for coming and spending three hours in the garden weeding and mowing and tilling and then another hour giving us feedback on ways to improve the project. We appreciate you! more »
What a agreat day cutting wheat with Mr. Connelly's second and third graders and their parents. We timed 10 cuts and then will add that time to our attempt to set the world's record in time from harvesting wheat to baking into a bisquit. The great thi… more »
The garden has received a great gift of service from Fairchild AFB. Forty Airmen will be put to work this Saturday at the garden as part of their leadership training. I am excited to have yet another group of willing hands. They will be… more »
Last night 70 adults and children from the 17th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints came to weed the garden. In no time at all the eastern tomato patch and squash was weeded as was other small patches around the garden. Th… 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.