A quiet walk through the fields, snow blanketing the ground. The Haygroves are uncovered for the winter, letting the snow refresh the soil.
Ahhh, sweet summertime. These tomato plants are so happy. Just look at these gifts!
Thanks to Lancaster City for supporting Farm Markets!
Announcing “Pay What You Can Day” at My Neighbor’s Garden’s King Elementary School Market, this coming Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 from 4pm-7pm. It will be our last day at this market this year, although we will continue to have some items available for several more weeks and from the website at www.MyNeighborsGarden.net.
Please forward this announcement to your friends and organizations to help us to get fresh, local and organic foods into as many homes as possible. And please make plans to come on Tuesday afternoon to help us celebrate the harvest with our neighbors.
What a nice article about the work that Douglas is doing in our downtown Lancaster neighborhoods. Thanks Douglas! And thanks David, for highlighting it.
A Tour of Lancaster’s “Alley Garden” | fig – sorry, this story has been removed from the publisher’s site.
I sat down recently with Doug Smith, one of the principal organizers of Lancaster’s “Alley Garden.” This once bare plot of land just south of East King Street and bordered by a cluster of rental garages
At the South Duke Street today we feature more of the organic purslane (“one of the most nutritious plants in the world, along with lambsquarters”) that was immensely popular at our stand at Eastern Market this past Saturday. You can find the quick and easy recipe that I love at:
“As I was running up the outdoor steps to my doctor’s office on Staten Island recently, I saw the succulent trailing tendrils of purslane growing nearby. As far as I could see across the dry, scorched lawn, purslane was the only plant thriving in the brutal summer heat.
Purslane sprawls low to the ground on thick red stems that radiate out from its center, resembling a wee jade plant. When I first started reading about this amazingly tenacious edible…”
Fresh, local, organic red raspberries – PYO this Saturday (July 2) 10am-2pm
It’s raspberry season!