City Gardens 2012 CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) 10 week season starting in late April ending around 4th of July $250 subscription = $25 a week Veggie pick-up Tuesday or Thursday from 4:30pm to 6pm at 3878 N. Adams $50 deposit secures your share. Total due March 1st. There are only 20 shares available and they … Continue reading
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The Whys and Hows of 2012 City Gardens
For this CSA farmer this is the most challenging time of year. Now is when I am to sell you vegetables I have not yet grown. This is also the magic of Community Supported Agriculture where eaters pay today (winter) for a bounty in the spring. It’s a loan of cash paid back in vegetables! … Continue reading
Despite the March snow I can smell spring and taste peas. The daffodils, tulips, garlic and other bulbs are pushing through the surface reaching for the sky. I wish I could till my field, but it’s too wet. Instead, I focus on inside tasks like seeding, organizing piles, building stuff in the shop, marketing, networking … Continue reading
More creative seeding options!
I couldn’t resist sharing this photo that we took at a client’s house last week. We’ve been visiting Global Gardens clients to help them set up a small greenhouse and seed germination area at home. Isha, this client from Somalia, had a perfect spot. Her sofa was pushed up against a south-facing, sliding glass door. … Continue reading
Join a CSA!
In this wonderful video, produced by us last spring, Farmer Marty explains how and why to join his CSA. The idea of the C(ommunity) S(upported) A(griculture) was born in Japan where the movement is called Face of the Farmer, basically meaning eaters should know the farmer who grows their food. I’m trying to maintain a … Continue reading