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May Garden Activities

May 14, 2018

MAY GARDEN ACTIVITIES: Most garden activities will involve planting this month 5/14       10am – Noon  &    5 – 7pm 5/15       10am – Noon 5/16       5 – 7pm 5/17       10am – Noon 5/18       10am – Noon 5/21       10am – Noon 5/22       10am – Noon  GARDEN MEETING:  7pm at the Province Center next to St....

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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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Good Thymes in the Garden

May 18, 2018

Hi Everyone! My name is Kaia, I’m from Lower Moreland High School and I’m here working with Sister Ana in the garden for the next few weeks. This is my first blog post but I will be posting more throughout my time here to share some of my experiences and what’s going on in the...

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April Garden Activities

March 21, 2018

Mother Nature set us back a bit with garden planning but it’s best to work with her than against her. So we will attempt to set up a schedule for the beginning of April and see what happens: Garden Meeting:  Tuesday, April 24th @ 7pm, Province Center Pea Planting:   TBD Earth Day: Sunday, April 22nd. ...

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Helping Hands in the Garden

March 21, 2018

Many young people  contributed time and talent to the garden in recent days.  We thank students from UCONN who helped with some Spring cleaning during their Spring break and a local scout troop for building raised garden beds for the School Garden as an Eagle Scout project.

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Fence Raising

March 21, 2018

The Fence for the newly relocated Community Garden went up in just over a day last week!  Now we look forward to preparing the soil for planting.

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March Garden Activities

February 28, 2018

3/1. 3/15. 3/22 – Greenhouse planting continues:   10:30 – Noon.   Note:  No planting March 8th. 3/8 – Service Day:  College Students will participate in garden activities 3/17 – Pea Planting:   Kick off the new garden season for St. Patrick’s Day!  Beginning at 10am 3/20 – Garden Meeting:  7pm at the Province Center More Events to be added...

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Our farm family is growing

January 23, 2018

Under the care of Sr. Ana Dura our farm at Redeemer Valley Garden is expanding. In addition to the chickens, roosters, ducks, rabbits and goats we now have three sheep. They are all female. Two are East Friesian Dairy Sheep. You’ll easily be able to recognize them because they have tails. Socks is black and...

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Introducing: Summer Garden Internship!

January 18, 2018

SUMMER GARDEN INTERNSHIP SERVE at Redeemer Valley Garden for 3 weeks. LEARN about sustainable growing practices. GROW spiritually and live together in community sharing meals and prayer. Responsibilities can include: – Daily Garden Care: planting, weeding, watering, harvesting – GreenhouseManagement – Farmers Markets: coordinating, harvest, set up, sales – School Garden Assistance – Animal Care...

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January / February Garden Events

January 18, 2018

1/25 @ 10:30 am – Greenhouse planting begins!  St. Joseph Manor Greenhouse. 1/26 @ 6pm – Garden Gathering at Province Center.  The Evening will begin at 6pm with brief garden updates and dinner followed by viewing of the film “Just Eat It!”  Please bring a favorite dish to share. 2/1 @ 10:30am – Greenhouse planting...

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