A lot has been happening on Nice Roots Farm since the start of spring! Last Saturday we hosted our second garden workshop of the year. Participants learned about planting schedules and went home with a swiss chard transplant to plant. Thank you to everyone who came out! Our next workshop will be held Saturday, April […]
Last year, we harvested more than 6,000 pounds of vegetables, half of which was donated to soup kitchens. The remaining produce is sold on site or included in our Farm To Families package.
The garden center supplies urban growers with the lumber, soil, compost, plants, and seeds needed for starting a raised bed garden. These materials are available at the lowest possible price to make gardening more affordable and accessible to the lower income community.
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This past Saturday Nice Roots Farm hosted the first garden workshop of the year. Attendees learned the ins and outs of starting their own spring seedlings and planted their own egg carton seed tray to take home. Join us next month for another fun garden workshop, March 29th from 10:30-11:30, when we will learn about […]
Despite the winter weather outside, our heated greenhouse is beginning to look more and more like spring each day. On MLK day we had hundreds of volunteers at SHARE and some of these volunteers helped sow seedlings for spring in our greenhouse. Growing thus far, we have cold hardy spring crops including, collards, kale, lettuce, […]
This year Nice Roots Farm will be offering FREE monthly gardening workshops each distribution Saturday starting Saturday, February 22nd. Each workshop will begin at 10:30 am and last approximately 1 hr. The workshops will teach you what you need to know to have a successful and fruitful vegetable garden so that you can grow food […]
Monday, 1-2pm Kick-off plant sale featuring vegetable transplants, herbs, and perennials. Tuesday, 3-6pm Farm stand with fresh loacl veggies and a bake sale featuring items made with seasonal produce. Wednesday, 11am Free tour of Nice Roots Farm. Thursday, 3-6pm Farm stand with fresh loacl veggies and learn how to garden by using recylced containers including […]