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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 GleanKY
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
The Edible Garden Series will hold a seed starting workshop at Beaumont Presbyterian Church on Saturday 19 March from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The workshop will also cover how to care for seedlings until they can be planted outside. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. “Even with the length of our growing season, many vegetables perform better if planted as established seedlings,” said John Walker, founder and coordinator of | Continue Reading
Don’t miss the third annual In-Feed Heirloom Seed Sale THIS Saturday! We will be at Woodland Christian Church, on Saturday 12 March from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Descriptions of the seeds available at the 2011 heirloom seed sale are now posted: http://infeed.wordpress.com/2011-seed-descriptions/. This year’s selection features 25 new varieties, three of them locally grown and collected. Update:  The seed sale was a huge success, more than double the activity | Continue Reading