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We would like to spread the word about a local CSA (community supported agriculture) program called Fresh Stop.  It is based out of First Presbyterian Church downtown on Market Street and receives fruits and vegetables weekly from a local farmer and orchard to distribute to their CSA members.  The great thing about this program is for every 3 CSA memberships, a membership is given to someone in need who otherwise cannot | Continue Reading
[slideshow] It was a very active day at the Arbor Day celebration, well over 100 stopped by our table.  Karen S. from Lexington was one of our prize winners and received a metal rake to help with yard and garden activities.  She is trying a raised bed for vegetable gardening this year.  Thank you Karen for your interest in Faith Feeds and best wishes for a full harvest this year! Faith | Continue Reading
Because of the generous and collaborative spirit of Bluegrass GreenWorks, Faith Feeds had a table at the Home and Garden Show this year on Sunday afternoon, April 10th.  Several people stopped by our table to learn more about Faith Feeds and Gleaning.  Sandy R., from Harrodsburg, was the lucky winner of a set of 8 Heirloom Seed Packets from the 2011 In-Feed Heirloom Seed Sale.  Her prize included Iris Candy | Continue Reading
Apr 18, 2011 by greenejs
Faith Feeds will be presenting at the 2011 Food Summit presented by SustainLex.  Held on Thursday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Drive, Lexington.  $45 per person (scholarships available through Sustain Lex) “I’m looking forward to attending the Food Summit again this year for a couple of reasons,” said Erica Horn, who will present about Faith Feeds programs and attend the Faith and | Continue Reading
The Edible Garden Series will hold its third workshop of the season, “Getting Ready for Spring,” at Beaumont Presbyterian Church on Saturday 16 April from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The workshop will cover bed preparation, including soil testing and amendments. Garden planning, transplanting, and frost protection will also be discussed. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. “With a little preparation and planning, even the most inexperienced gardener can have | Continue Reading