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A Trip to Mount Auburn Cemetery

06/18/14

All the smith horticulture interns took a trip to the Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Boston today. This cemetery was the first garden-cemetery established in the United States. 451 more words

Student Interns

3 tips to eat fresh without picking your pockets

There is nothing better than feeding your body live (plant) foods. It’s unfortunate that most households believe that it isn’t possible to feed your body, mind and soul. 160 more words

Bahiyah Shabazz

Zuni Youth Enrichment Program

The Zuni Youth Enrichment Program (ZYEP) began in part when Dr. Faber, a pediatrician who came to Zuni from Boston, would ask his young patients what they were doing for the summer, and the response was most often “nothing.” Over the past six years ZYEP has developed a series of programs, with the goal of promoting “the development of healthy lifestyles and self-esteem among Zuni kids by providing them with opportunities to participate in empowering and enriching activities that will encourage them to grow into strong and healthy adults who are connected with Zuni traditions.” On the hot and windy day we arrived in Zuni, youth were busy with games on the playground, and watering the small plants in the raised bed gardens. 1,101 more words

Shared Urban Gardens Grow Food, Community

One of the best things happening in Chicago and other big cities is the spread of community gardens. Not only do these urban oases provide fresh food and contribute oxygen, but they are natural community builders as well. 121 more words

Spuds are ready for digging!

The potatoes that were planted in the Community garden back in the Spring time are now ready for digging.  If anyone would like to come along tomorrow evening - 23 more words

Clarecastle

Spuds are ready for digging!

The potatoes that were planted in the Community garden back in the Spring time are now ready for digging.  If anyone would like to come along tomorrow evening - 23 more words

Clarecastle

Harvest Monday - July 28, 2014

I can’t actally remember harvesting this zucchini, and still less how I ate it. Weird. The only thing I really remember about it is weighing it, because my cheap kitchen scales only go up to 0.5 kg, and this weighed 0.8 kg, so I had to cut it in half to weigh it. 330 more words

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