There is no better way to show appreciation for our planet than by getting your hands dirty at the GRIT Garden.
The GRIT Garden donated 295 pounds of produce to the CARE hub this week. Our total is now over 1600 pounds of produce donated. Our amazing volunteers have been helping us prepare for the hoop house hoedown this week. About our hoop house The hoop house at the GRIT garden
It may seem premature to plan for spring when we still have not even had a frost, but planning and preparation will help to keep the garden running smoothly.
The tomatoes have been ripening quickly, and we have at least a bushel that we will be taking to Fresh Food Thursday this week. The green beans have also taken off.
This week in the garden we had our best harvest yet! Over 159 pounds of produce were given away at the Fresh Food Thursday event bringing the total amount from the garden to 460 pounds.
At the garden this week, we have had amazing harvests of tomatillos, tomatoes, squash, peas, and much more. We are still working on the hoop house and keeping the weeds down with the help of our wonderful volunteers. We won't let the heat get us down!
This week the garden donated 111 pounds of produce to the campus food pantry. The garden has now produced 303 pounds of food, around 15% of our 2,000-pound goal. The season's first tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers, and peas were huge hits.
Thanks so much to the volunteers who came last week and helped compost and mulch the new beds. This week we formed, added compost, and mulched the newest beds. As soon as it cools down, we will plant fall crops in these newest beds, including broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, spinach, kale,
This week we planted a pollinator strip. We hope to provide our pollinator friends with more food and shelter while decreasing our pest load.
Thanks so much to the volunteers who came last week and helped us spread mulch and trellis our vining crops. This week we are looking forward to tamping down the center walk way, spreading more mulch and gravel, and weeding. Fresh Food Thursday Last week we reached more than 100
This week marks a big milestone for the garden: we have started harvesting our first produce! Check out the beautiful lettuce, radishes, and bok choi! The produce was donated to the student food pantry on campus on Thursday. The food pantry is hosting Fresh Food Thursdays where they provide fresh