We hope the moon hasn’t eclipsed your plans for checking in with the greenhouse this week. There is always plenty going on to keep you busy. But first, a reminder to our super helpful volunteers!

Watering Crew: Please remember to sign the book when you have been in to water the plants. We want to make sure that we aren’t over-watering our veggies, so it’s much easier to keep track when everyone lets us know they’ve been in to water. Thanks for all you do to keep the greenhouse growing!

Thursday (5:15 PM) and Saturday (1 PM) Open Houses: Lots to do, including weeding, watering, and seeding. Come and sample the fresh produce from our harvests!

RESCHEDULED Sprouting Workshop: Join Josh on Thursday at 5:15 PM to learn how to grow your own sprouts at home. If you’d like to take a sprouting kit home, be sure to bring a large jar, and a rubber band that will snugly fit around the mouth of the jar. We recommend a pickle jar, or a larger mason jar.

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The 2nd Annual Sprouting Workshop is being rescheduled from today to Thursday during our regularly scheduled Open House. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

So many things are happening at the greenhouse this week, it’s enough to make your head spin!

But if you spin on down to the greenhouse instead, you’ll find lots of fun, friends, and food. Here’s our breakdown for the week…

Trivia Night: Come out tonight for the last trivia night before our Fall League starts. Warm up your brain, and organize a team for the league. See you at 7:30 PM at the Storehouse Bar & Grill!

Thursday and Saturday Open Houses: There is always plenty to do during our open houses. Weeding, watering, planting, and harvesting. Come and see what we’ve got growing this week.

Sprouting Workshop: Join Josh to learn how to grow your own sprouts at home. If you’d like to take a sprouting kit home, be sure to bring a large jar, and a rubber band that will snugly fit around the mouth of the jar. We recommend a pickle jar, or a larger mason jar.

Sprouts

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Hope everyone was able to enjoy the gorgeous long weekend weather – especially Monday! If you want to be reminded of the heat, you need only take a visit to the greenhouse.

We have a few things going on this week.

Come and check us out on Thursday at 5:15 PM and Saturday at 1 PM for our usual open houses. You never know what’s ready to harvest and take home. All are welcome!

This Saturday, we’ll also be holding our first of two annual summer workshops: Vermicomposting! From 2 to 3 PM, join Josh in the greenhouse to learn about how worms create rich soil from food waste.

Are you interested in vermicomposting at home? Be sure to bring two Rubbermaid-style containers of the same size, and we will supply everything else that you need. The size of the container should depend on how much space you have at home to create a compost bin, but generally a smaller size able to fit on a countertop will be suitable.

Stay tuned for next week…we’ll be hosting another Trivia Night and workshop!