Young Cooks Series 2017-18

Helping Young Children in Gainesville Develop Cooking Skills that Last a Lifetime Join Stefanie Samara Hamblen, from Hogtown HomeGrown, as she teaches your children the pleasures of preparing and eating real, local food that is both nutritious and delicious.  She will provide a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. Your children will develop basic cooking skills as well as...

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Fall & Winter Seeds!

We’ve finally gone through our wish list and our mounds of saved seed to bring you this fall’s line up of garden seeds! It’s hard but rewarding work all year growing for seed. We are so very grateful to our partners at the Farm to School to Work program, and our dedicated volunteers that help us maintain the gardens, harvest, clean and package seeds! An offshoot of that...

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Seedy Adventure Part I: A 150 Year Old W...

We’re excited to have a guest blogger tell the story of a recent road trip we took last weekend! Written by one of our members and fellow seed and garden junkie, Timothy Noyes. Coordinates set, first stop Sumter, SC,  a seedy adventure set in the making months previous, is just about to start. There were many miles ahead of us on the road (522 to be exact), and the anticipation for Mel...

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Seedy Adventures Part II: A Driveway of ...

Continued from Part I, written by guest blogger and gardening friend, Timothy Noyes. After picking up a few Bradford watermelons to share and save seeds back home, we bid farewell to Nat who is loading up a truck full of watermelons destined for the fancy restaurants in Charleston the next day. We delicately wedge them in the car with our newly acquired seeds and plants, and head north to...

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Seedy Adventure Part III: The Final Cour...

Written by our guest blogger and friend, Timothy Noyes. Read Part I and II here first!  After a day of talking tomatoes, we decided to get some dinner at a pizza place recommended by Craig and Sue in Durham before crashing for the night. Walking into Pompieri Pizza there was a row of fish tanks with large gold fish in them. I really don’t over think restaurant decorations any more, because...

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