Jul 112023

Hoping for rain…

Seems like all the rain has been going around the garden, but tomorrow looks promising!
Here are harvest and donation results through July 8, 2023

Fruit/Vegetable Pounds Harvested

Asparagus 15
Beets 245
Broccoli 73
Cabbage 120
Cauliflower 105
Collards 145
Cucumbers 212
Egg plant 8
Garlic/ garlic scapes 102
Kale 137
Lettuce 453
Mustard 115
Radishes 50
Spinach 230
Summer Squash 180
Swiss Chard 215
Turnips 292

Total Harvested

Garlic harvest 30% complete.

We grow several varieties of hardneck garlic, including Spanish Roja, Italian purple, German red, and Music.
Watering, weeding and harvesting are keeping us very busy in the Faith & Grace Garden. Your help for even an hour will be most appreciated!

Donation sites/Pounds Donated

Lutheran Services 190
Trinity Las Americas 1,052
Johnston Food Pantry 185
WDM Human Services 1,270

Total Donated 2,697
Become a Garden Volunteer…feed the hungry…..love your neighbor….live your faith….could it get any better?!

Regular volunteer hours for individuals and small groups:
Monday through Friday 8 am – 10 am from June 5 – September 15
Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 am from September 18 through October 27
Tuesday evenings 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm starting May 2 through August 22
Tuesday evenings 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm from August 29 through October 24

No experience necessary. Bring a hat, water bottle and garden gloves if you have them. Wear clothes that can get dirty and hard-soled shoes. Sunscreen is a good idea as is bug repellent later in the season.

To volunteer during our regular volunteer hours please sign-up here. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4aa9a82ea6f58-2023#/

Large groups volunteer by appointment. School, church, civic, and corporate groups are always welcome in the garden by appointment. Contact Tim Goldman at timothyjgoldman@gmail.com to volunteer as fits your schedule.

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