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Another year of The Edible Garden Series has come to an end.  Over 245 people have attended at least one of the six learn-how-to-garden class and discussions.  Please send us your feedback on how you liked the classes, other topics you’d like to see us cover or other ways in which you’d like us to meet.  We are considering changes to the series for 2012, including a more social or “club- like” | Continue Reading
It is that time of year!  Apples!  Faith Feed volunteers glean from Reed Valley Orchard each week.  Owners, Trudie and Dana generously donate fruits to Faith Feeds and accomodate our gleaning volunteers.  Their website list many fun events, hightlights from their bakery and store and information on student tours.  They are very connected with their community and their donations are accepted with much gratitude. Faith Feed volunteers glean on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday in | Continue Reading
The Edible Garden Series will hold a workshop on “Extending the Season” at Beaumont Presbyterian Church on Tuesday 13 September from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The workshop will cover winter protection options such as cold frames, mulch, heeling in, and more. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. “There are a lot of creative people out there who have found clever ways tokeep their gardens producing quite late into the | Continue Reading
This Sunday, September 4th, Faith Feeds will be highlighting their In-Feed Friendship Garden near the corner of North Limestone and 6th Street from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE vegetables donated by local farmers at the Lexington Farmers Market will be given away to those hungry and in need of food. Please spread the word to those in this neighborhood!  Click here for a flyer to post. [slideshow]
The Edible Garden Series will hold a workshop on “Starting a Fall Garden” at Beaumont Presbyterian Church on Tuesday 16 August from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The workshop will cover plants that can be grown in the fall, when to plant them, and strategies for protecting plants against frost. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. “We typically have a long fall growing season in this part of Kentucky,” said | Continue Reading