Friday, September 20, 2013

Food for the Honey Bees

The latest visitors to the garden are honey bees!
Here is one that we spotted collecting pollen from a giant sunflower. This means that there is a honey bee hive somewhere within a 2 mi radius, because that's how far the bees will travel to look for food.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Fighting Hunger with Fresh Veggies

Today we took a box of heirloom organic tomatoes, red peppers and herbs from the SMU Learning Garden to the Thurston County Food Bank.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Ecology’s Food Bank Garden on October 5th

Our neighbors at Ecology are calling volunteers to help harvest from their garden and take to the Thurston County Food Bank. Come spend a few hours outside and help eliminate hunger!
Thurston County Food Bank volunteers

What: Fall Potato Harvest

Where: Department of Ecology Food Bank Garden, 300 Desmond Drive, Lacey
The garden is located near the far parking lot in the meadow.

When: October 5th 9:00am-2:00pm

Why: All the produce grown in the garden is donated to the Thurston County Food Bank.

What to Bring: Tools will be provided, but are limited. Bring gloves and shovels if possible.

Lunch will be provided!

Contact Laura Inouye with questions @