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Enough for Everyone Garden Hours: Saturday June 16, 10:00-3:00

Our next volunteer hours at the St. Lydia’s Enough for Everyone Garden will take place this Saturday, June 16, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  We’ll be filling a raised bed, planting some seedlings, building a bench, and moving some dirt around!   At 1:00, an Opening Party with a potluck and live music will [...]

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Next Enough for Everyone Volunteer Hours: Saturday June 9, 11am-3pm

Last week at the garden, Sarah, Matthew, Jason, and a few other friends were HUGE heroes, finishing up our retaining wall!  We also built our final raised bed, and harvested one, singular, and singularly delicious radish.   Our next volunteer day will take place on Saturday, June 9 from 11:00 am -3:00 pm.  We’ll be [...]

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Next Volunteer Hours: Saturday, June 2 from 9 AM to 3 PM

Hello friends!  We got some good work done on Monday spreading woodchips and digging the ditches for the retaining walls.  Kathleen and Richard also did some important worm-relocation work (see below).  Our scheduled radish harvest turned out to be premature, but we at the greens from one of them and they were peppery and delicious! [...]

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Enough for Everyone Garden: Proposal

I’ve written a proposal outlining the vision for our garden, as well as some of the practical details for how things will work this summer.  I’ll post some excerpts here, and you can read the full text here. The St. Lydia’s Enough for Everyone Garden is a freehold of radical generosity, where growing and eating [...]

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Next Garden Volunteer Hours: Monday May 28, 10 AM-3 PM

After lots of hard work this weekend by our many volunteers, I am proud to announce that the Enough for Everyone Garden now has four raised beds filled with soil and planted with tomatoes, eggplant, sweet basil and thai basil, chard, collards, kale, lettuces (four different kinds), arugula, oregano, thyme, peas, cucumbers, beets, turnips, four [...]

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Next Garden Volunteer Hours: Saturday, May 19, 10 AM-3 PM

This past week has been a very productive one at the St. Lydia’s Enough for Everyone Garden.  We now have four beds constructed, with three of them filled with soil and compost. Yesterday we planted peas, green and yellow pole beans, red flageolet beans, eggplant, collards, kale, cucumbers and zucchini in the first bed. This [...]

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The first shoots! Two beds raised! Next volunteer hours Saturday May 12, 10 AM-3 PM

The next volunteer hours at the St. Lydia’s Enough for Everyone Garden will be Saturday, May 12 from 10-3. We are hoping to get a good crowd together to build more raised beds and the two retaining walls for our terraces.  Come out and enjoy the sunshine and the infectious can-do atmosphere! | I have news! [...]

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Garden Volunteer Hours, this Sunday 5/6 from 10 AM-3 PM

The St. Lydia’s Garden is part of a new project happening at 346 Bergen Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues.  We have a 20′ x 40′ plot in a larger Green Thumb garden called A Small Green Patch.  Some of the other organizations involved in cultivating this multi-use space include Feedback Farms (a project dreamed up by Clare Sullivan, who [...]

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