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Farm Happenings at Urban Teaching Farm

Resilience and perspective through the life of a tomato

Posted on October 24th, 2020
We discover on a daily basis how farming with our community is about so much more than growing vegetables. This week’s metaphorical inspiration came from the tomato plant pictured below. The lacinato kale was planted into a bed that held 50 cherry tomato plants earlier this year. Those plants were... read more »

Hearts for Hope 2020

Posted on October 17th, 2020
This past Thursday we celebrated our annual fundraiser without the dinner tables and live auction, but instead with the premier of Hearts for Hope 2020 Virtual Edition video! The farm is featured as well as clients, partners, volunteers, and our founders Don and Kristy as they share how they... read more »

Garlic!

Posted on October 10th, 2020
We have prepped bed space for 1,500 cloves of garlic to be planted for next year's summer harvest. We're learning so much year to year about what our soil, farm system, and community can sustain and both year's our garlic harvest has been spectacular- so we're making it even bigger for next year! Growing... read more »

Showers of opportunity at the farm!

Posted on October 3rd, 2020
As I sat down to reflect on the past week what struck me as I scrolled through pictures I had taken was the 2.8" of rain we had recieved in two brief, major downpours since last week and the pile of texts, emails, and voicemails I had to catch up on and reply to. Most of those messages were someone wanting... read more »