Garden 2015

Our Best Year Yet! 15,200 pounds!  That is massive!  Thanks to the efforts of over 70 volunteers throughout the growing season, we were able to grow and deliver over 7.5 tons of produce.  Due to the sheer volume of produce coming out of the garden each week, we concentrated our donation efforts to Second Harvest in Madison.  Melissa’s Volvo […]

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Garden 2014

A Transformative Year  A Well Was Dug The first big event of 2014 occurred when the well was dug in March.  In prior years, we depended on water hauled to the garden from the creek.  This approach wasn’t feasible for many reasons including food and volunteer safety so a well was needed. Garden Plots Enlarged and New […]

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Garden 2013

What an amazing and unpredictable year!  As all gardeners know, each year is a bit different from the last.  2013 is no exception to this rule.   After a very long and snowy winter, we experienced a wet spring with lots and lots of rain early on. We should have known that we were getting all […]

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Garden 2012

We got off to a wonderful start with a very successful “Planting Weekend” with 22 adult and child volunteers. With the help of our new tiller, we were able to keep just a head of the wonderful helpers who came behind and planted. It became apparent early on in the summer that this wasn’t going […]

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Garden 2011

Summer 2011 proved to be our best year yet with 3200+ pounds of produce and eggs donated to the Food Pantry of Green County. It all started with the traditional planting weekend in mid-May. Gary coordinated 8 volunteers who graciously volunteered a long weekend of preparing and planting. Once again, we expanded the garden to […]

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Garden 2009

Getting Started is the Hardest Part Chris and Ross graciously agreed to join Gary for the inaugural “Boys Planting Weekend” in Monroe Wisconsin May 7-10, 2009. They arrived late on Thursday evening and began bright and early Friday with a drive to Jamie’s farm in Blanchardville to get large round bales of old hay to be used for mulch.  […]

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