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August Garden Activities

July 28, 2018

August Garden Schedule   1st           Farm Market at Holy Redeemer Lafayette:  set up at 10am sales from 11am – 1:30pm    Garden Activities                                             5 – 7pm   2nd          Garden activities                                              10am – Noon   6th           Harvest for Food cupboard, etc                 10am – Noon   7th           Harvest for Farm Market                              10am – Noon   8th          ...

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Fruits of the earth

July 13, 2018

Many people ask us, “What do you grow in the garden?”  Then there is a pause as we wonder where to begin. The garden may have begun with the basics but has now expanded to include a variety of Spring, Summer, and Fall crops.  While we do grow tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and basil we also...

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Garden Cart

July 13, 2018

A Garden Cart featuring a small sampling of the daily harvest from the garden is now set up at SPARK! every weekday from 11am – 3pm.  All are welcome to stop by.   SPARK! is located at 521 Moredon Rd. Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

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Its a COMMUNITY Garden

July 6, 2018

A very suitable quote for our garden comes from Wendall Berry, “The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we can have no community,...

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July in the Garden

June 29, 2018

The following Garden Activities are scheduled for July 7/2                         10am – Noon – Garlic Harvest in the former garden   7/3                         10am – Noon – general garden tending   7/4                         Independence Day – no activities scheduled   7/5                         10am – Noon – Garden tending   7/6                         10am – Noon – Farm Market...

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What’s Growing in the Garden?

June 24, 2018

Besides collards, lettuce, kale, corn, cabbage, tomatoes . . . There has been a lot of other growth in the garden: This past week we welcomed Brian Kelly as our first part-time Garden/Farm Assistant.  Brian comes with a love for the outdoors, a passion for good food, and a background in landscaping.  He has also...

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Farm Market Schedule

June 20, 2018

Redeemer Valley Community Garden is proud to offer local naturally grown produce and herbs Our markets take place Wednesdays from 11am – 1:30pm at the following locations June 27th – Holy Redeemer Hospital Cafe July  4th –  Holiday – no market July 11th – Holy Redeemer Hospital Café July 18th – Cafe at SPARK! 521...

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Good Thymes in the Garden

June 5, 2018

Alas, our good thymes in the garden are almost over, tomorrow will be our last day. All five of us have thoroughly enjoyed working in the garden and with the animals these past three and a half weeks. We have bonded as a team and are proud of everything we have accomplished. Last Friday a...

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Good Thymes in the Garden

June 1, 2018

Hello Again! Our crew had another fun filled week in the garden. We planted tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, beans, okra, kale, collard greens, chard and flowers. I think we’ve planted over 30 rows of fruits, vegetables and flowers now! We’ve also been laying drip line to water the plants and covering the rows to keep the...

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Good Thymes in the Garden

May 23, 2018

The sun is finally out! Monday morning started off a little rocky as I got lost along the penny-pack trail on my way to the garden. But, we’ve been hard at work planting. Potatoes, sweet potatoes, lettuce, onions, celery, broccoli, beets, gladiolus, and dahlias have been added to the garden. Outside the garden we also...

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