Year End Harvest Wrap Up

In our 7th season at the garden, we delivered 1,740 pounds of produce to the food pantry. Our second best year! That compared to 1,666, 2015, 1,541, and 1,637 pounds of produced delivered by this time for the last four years.

At the top of the list was 221 pounds of bok choy, 217 pounds . . . → Read More: Year End Harvest Wrap Up

At the Garden: 9/10/16

Volunteers from: Redeemer, Follen, Grace, Hancock, Catholic Community and First Baptist

Weather: warm and muggy

Our harvest totaled 95 pounds going over to the Lexington Food Pantry: zucchini, yellow squash, delicate squash, tomatoes, bok choy, Swiss chard, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, radishes, broccoli, arugula, green peppers, parsley, basil, sage, tarragon

Drama at the Garden . . . → Read More: At the Garden: 9/10/16

Harvest Report – August 13th

So far this year we are off to a record start with 887 pounds of produce delivered to the food pantry, compared to 661, 843, 871, and 850 pounds of produced delivered by this time for the next best four years.

At the top of the list so far is 174 pounds of bok choy, . . . → Read More: Harvest Report – August 13th

At the Garden – July 30, 2016

Volunteers from: Hancock, Chinese Bible Church, Follen, LDS, First Baptist Weather: It’s summer, so sunny and warm!

Harvest: over 150 pounds of bok choy, basil, beets, radishes, carrots, purslane, onions, garlic, arugula, potatoes, tomatoes, Swiss chard, lettuce, green onions, broccoli tenders, zucchini, eggplant, cucumbers and probably more that I can’t remember! We sent . . . → Read More: At the Garden – July 30, 2016

At the Garden – July 9, 2016

Wonderful day at the garden with volunteers from LDS, First Parish, Redeemer, Chinese Bible Church and Follen!

From the Garden…

To the Lexington Food Pantry…

At the Garden: June 11, 2016

Volunteers: from Redeemer, Grace Chapel, Hancock, St. Nicholas, First Parish, First Baptist and Lexington High School

Weather: cool and dry Harvest: Lettuce, mint, tarragon, oregano, Bok choy, dill, broccoli rab, rhubarb and arugula

Tasks: Harvesting, weeding, planting carrots and beets in small garden, planting bok choy in seedling trays and LOTS of mulching.

. . . → Read More: At the Garden: June 11, 2016

At the Garden: May 21, 2016

Volunteers from Hancock, First Baptist, Sacred Heart, Chinese Bible Church and the community all pitched in.Weather: sunny and warm

Almost 33 pounds of fresh produce was picked and delivered this morning. It included bok choy, arugula, lettuce, radishes, herbs, green onions, asparagus, rhubarb and spinach.

 

 

Here is how . . . → Read More: At the Garden: May 21, 2016

At the Garden: April 23, 2016

Volunteers from First Baptist, Chinese Bible Church, and Hancock helped this morning.

Weather: drizzly

Potatoes were planted here in the gullies of the hill piles above. Each week volunteers will check to see if the potato plants have started to poke through the soil. If yes, they will be buried again with . . . → Read More: At the Garden: April 23, 2016

At the Garden – April 2, 2016

Volunteers came from the Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston, Hancock, and Grace Chapel.

Can you see the first stalks of asparagus? It won’t be long before they are harvestable. I wonder how much later we see the evidence of the cool weather crops (peas, greens, etc.) that were planted by Tuesday’s crew.

. . . → Read More: At the Garden – April 2, 2016

Our Seventh Season Begins!

Report from the Interfaith Garden – March 19, 2016

First things first…signing in!

Mark has already looked back at prior years and found that our first day this year fits the pattern of opening within a week of the first day of Spring….excepting last year of course, when we got an almost 3-wk . . . → Read More: Our Seventh Season Begins!