FIRST ANNUAL WEED TAKEDOWN! PART TROIS

Sunday August 27th, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! This is part three of our Summer Weed Party Series. Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

Drop by anytime you like, … Continue Reading

Sharing Salad at Growing Eden

The last two Wednesdays I was immersed in the Growing Eden program, surrounded by the laughter of children and their mothers, and a lush thriving garden. We hunted for peas – secret green treasures hidden among green leaves. I held the plant steady while small hands pulled determinedly, until the pea pod popped free. Then we carefully placed each pea into the basket, and the hunt continued.

Meanwhile, a cluster of mothers gathered kale and edible flowers. ‘You can eat flowers?’ led to a discussion about all the lesser known edible parts of the garden. We also harvested about a … Continue Reading

Pea Salad Soup Recipe & Cooking Demo by Brigitte Gemme

We had a wonderful cooking demonstration at the market garden Tuesday. Our very own CSA member, Brigitte Gemme of Smart Vegan Kitchen shared some recipes to help use up the greens in the weekly harvest box.

She whipped up some samples under the Norway Maple tree and us lucky farmers & CSA members lapped them up!

The all-things-green Pesto used blanched carrot tops, was super smooth and lemony from the purslane, and had chopped walnuts sprinkled atop to preserve the … Continue Reading

First Annual Weed Takedown! Part Deux

Sunday July 30th, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! This is part two of our end of July Weed Party Series. Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

Drop by anytime … Continue Reading