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Thewhatleys's Blog – October 2009 Archive (3)

Franklin County School Gardens: First Installation scheduled!

Grow And Share is working with several Franklin County schools, providing supplies and assistance to install school gardens. The students and teachers will then tend the gardens in the Spring, eat their harvest, and share a portion of their harvest too.

We're looking forward to working with teachers and parents this coming Wednesday to install the first gardens... a series of 4 raised gardens for an elementary school.

Hopefully, following Wednesday's day-of-work we will… Continue

Added by thewhatleys on October 31, 2009 at 11:13pm — 1 Comment

Expansion (new greenhouse area)

Yesterday was a good, busy day preparing to put in the new greenhouse. We got some help clearing out some trees. More information and photos are online at http://www.growandshare.org/?p=626.

We're looking forward to expanding our greenhouse space. In April, we'll be giving away approximately 10,000 plants. Garden plants are free to US residents who sign a pledge to share their harvest. Giveaways will take place in Wake… Continue

Added by thewhatleys on October 20, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

School Garden Budget

We're working with several schools in Franklin County NC, and the Grow And Share program has been well received! The teachers will be using plants and seeds in their lessons, teaching how things grow, where food comes from, and more. Students will eat from the garden and share their harvest in their communities.

One of the school gardens is going to be created early in 2010. We'll be tilling up an area about 15 x 20 -- give or take a little. The children will grow food, have an end… Continue

Added by thewhatleys on October 15, 2009 at 9:28am — 1 Comment



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