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Thewhatleys's Blog – June 2009 Archive (3)

Grow And Share gardeners reporting back on their plants

We’ve been getting emails and phone calls from our gardeners lately, letting us know that the plants from the plant giveaway are growing well. It makes us happy to know that those little plants we started in the greenhouse have traveled far and grown well. Thank you all for letting us know that you are sharing food from the plants we shared with you!



When we did the Garden Plant Giveaway in April, we were able to give each gardener who signed our pledge (to share) about 5 pots of… Continue

Added by thewhatleys on June 24, 2009 at 9:11pm — No Comments

Garden growing, and soon we'll have produce to give away

Well, our tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers, and beans are in flower and there are small veggies starting to show on the plants. We're hopeful that within the next 14 days we'll be able to start harvesting.



All of the produce from our 2-acre "Sharing Garden™" will be donated to local distribution centers. These specially chosen distributors will give the food away to any family/individual who shows up and says that they need food.



Hard times call for all of us to contribute… Continue

Added by thewhatleys on June 15, 2009 at 7:51pm — No Comments

fundraiser seeking farmers willing to talk about / demonstrate their trade

Grow And Share is holding a fundraiser: a music festival September 6 2009. There will be music and vendors, and we will offer a limited number of free vendor booths to farmers. Farmers chosen to use the free booths must be willing to talk about farming, demonstrate how they supply food, and even provide samples. You may also sell during the event (some guidelines/limitations). Contact info [at] growandshare [dot] org for more information.

Added by thewhatleys on June 7, 2009 at 12:47pm — No Comments

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