Friday, June 25, 2010

Garden Party #4

Next Garden Party is Wed. June 30th, 3-6pm. Garden Blessing and Celebration is on Wed, July 7th 1 pm.

The garden is almost ready. The shed is built, beds are built. Beans, sunflowers and heirloom tomatoes are planted.

We will have orange, yellow, green and red tomatoes and will save seeds for our seed library!

Everyone is working hard. Planting, building a raised bed and assembling the shed.

Prof. Arwin Smalley plants beans with students Sarah and Amanda.

what happens to your feet in the garden.

Stewart finished the shed!

Everything fits in it. Even the wheelbarrow and I.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Wednesday Garden Party Tomorrow

10am - 2pm in the garden. We will finish assembling the shed, build more beds, fill them with soil and plant more stuff! Join us.

Friday, June 18, 2010

A Campus Garden at USF

Prof. David Silver talks about a campus garden at USF. We hope that our garden will be able to feed as many mouths. Send us some of that California sunshine please!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Garden Party #3

First garden party when it didn't rain on us!

SMU's First Lady, Kathleen and Thurston County Food Bank volunteer Phillip, prepare the whiskey barrels for planting.

Deciding where to plant what.

Amanda and Sarah test the soil. Turns out it needs more of everything (N,P and K).

Strawberry box.

Dr. Shkurkin, Sarah, Rosemary, Amanda, Phillip and I get fed a delicious local, organic lunch by Bon App├ętit.

Purple potatoes, beans, bok choi and peas are in here.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Garden Party Tomorrow

Come join us for the Garden Party tomorrow, Wednesday June 16th 10am-2pm in front of Old Main.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

We Can Change the World

Hear Majora Carter, a visionary urban planner, talk about the role that sustainability plays in social justice.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Next Garden Party is Wed 16th 10am-2pm

last week we built more garden beds and almost finished building a cedar garden shed! Also, some respberries and squash were planted in the whiskey barrels. There will be more planting and building next week.

Fr. Kilian is up in Alska right now, so we are waiting for him to get back to have the garden blessing on July 7th.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The SMU Learning Garden Was Born Today!

We had a blast even though it rained on us. The next garden party is next Wednesday 3-6pm. Same place. Everyone welcome to join in. We will be building more beds and filling them up with dirt.

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