At the Garden: Saturday, September 12

Volunteers from Chinese Bible Church, Hancock, Redeemer, First Baptist, Follen, Quakers and the neighborhood.

Weather: Bit damp after rain of past two days, but otherwise fine.

Harvested: a total of 108.5 lbs. including tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli, pole beans, eggplant, kale, chard, peaches, green peppers, bok choy, green onions, . . . → Read More: At the Garden: Saturday, September 12

At the Garden: Saturday, August 22

Volunteers: members from Hancock, Follen, Pilgrim, and the Chinese Bible Church

Weather: Hazy and damp, but no rain.

Yield: Informal estimate of 155 pounds consisting of kale, eggplant, rhubarb, potatoes, green peppers, beans, broccoli, yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, parsley, basil, garlic, tarragon, Swiss chard, and delicata squash

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At the Garden: Saturday, July 18

Today’s volunteers were from: Redeemer, Pilgrim, Hancock and First Baptist The weather turned out OK after all. With rain up until 7:30am, we had wet feet, but that was all.

The harvest totaled 60 lbs, consisting of: arugula, basil, beans, bok choy, cilantro, dill, kale, leeks, lettuce, mint, oriental peas, parsley, peppers, raspberries, radishes, . . . → Read More: At the Garden: Saturday, July 18

At the Garden: Saturday, July 11

Volunteers today from: First Parish, Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston, Lexington Methodist, and the Lexington Catholic Community

Weather: lovely July morning– Sunny and 70 degrees.

The crew this morning had a lot to do since the Interfaith Garden was closed last Saturday for the 4th of July holiday. As you would expect, there was . . . → Read More: At the Garden: Saturday, July 11

At the Interfaith Garden: Sat., June 6

On Saturday, June 6th, a Girl Scout Brownie troop and some of their parents came to help. One brownie had worked another Saturday and she reported that she liked coming back and knowing where things were and what to do. The girls were curious, worked hard and enthusiastically went from one task to the next. . . . → Read More: At the Interfaith Garden: Sat., June 6

Report from the Pantry – June 14th

I got to chat with Carolyn Wortman yesterday at the Lexington Food Pantry. As you likely know, she is the longtime volunteer that coordinates the Pantry. Since all the work we do at the Interfaith Garden ends up at the Pantry, I thought you would be interested in what’s happening there. Included in this . . . → Read More: Report from the Pantry – June 14th

At the Interfaith Garden: Tues., June 2

Harriet hoe-ing.

Shelley transplanting the bok choy. Carla thought these would be ready for harvest in 2 weeks, if not earlier.

The bottoms of the potato plants have been re-buried.

Carla assessing the crowded bed. Looks like some bok choy needs transplanting.

Lots got done.

On . . . → Read More: At the Interfaith Garden: Tues., June 2

Report from the Garden: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Volunteers: Hancock and Temple Isaiah

Weather: The good news was the storms held off, the bad news was the storm held off. We need the rain.

Can you name this plant with the interesting flower?

(answer below)

Carla was away but she left clear and easy instructions:

Weed, Water, Watch

Weed carefully around . . . → Read More: Report from the Garden: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Garden Report – April 11, 2015

Weather: Sunny, high 40s

A large crew answered the call for help and showed up with the expectation of shoveling lots of composted manure onto the garden. However, the truck with the manure arrived later than usual and we didn’t make much of a dent in the pile. But there was enough time to . . . → Read More: Garden Report – April 11, 2015

Join us for our sixth season!!

Volunteers plant, grow, harvest and deliver thousands of pounds of organically grown produce to the Lexington Food Pantry each year.

Our sixth season of growing “Good Food for Good Neighbors” starts on Tuesday, April 7th, snow or shine!!

Volunteer schedules are in progress for the 15 faith communities and friends who offer . . . → Read More: Join us for our sixth season!!