Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Garden Journey with Ritu Saxena

This is the first post from The Garden Journey, a series of guest editorials from new urban farmer Ritu Saxena. This earth, so touchingly looked upon and revered as the Universal Mother, has nurtured mankind for billions of years. Perhaps, these tenets left an indelible impression on a young girl who matured into a woman called Ritu…

Winter is Coming … Prepping Your Garden for Winter

Prepping Your Garden for Winter – Cover Cropping and Sheet Mulching Winter is coming … and it’s a great time to start prep for the coming year, whether that means planting crops that improve the soil, or readying the garden for a fallow season, here are some easy ways to get your garden ready. Cover…

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

EASY ROASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS IN 5 STEPS! Well there’s no way around it, you’re going to have to get your hands gooey and slimy!  But you’re carving that pumpkin anyway and why not use every bit of it! Creating less food waste is good for the planet (and your soul!) and pumpkin seeds are highly nutritious…

Burlington Gardens at their Best!

By Michelle Bohenac, Burlington Instructor Another growing season has come to a close at Walker’s Field Community Garden, and what a plentiful and productive season it was!  Just a few short steps away from their front doors, the lucky residents here had access to a gorgeous array of mouth watering fresh local produce—radish, cucumbers, eggplants,…

Taste of Summer in a Bowl – Salad Recipe

Provided by Michelle Bohanec, Burlington Instructor I have left out the measurements for most of the ingredients in this recipe because really it's up to you.  Mix up the ratio of veggies to your liking, but do adhere to the dressing instructions for the perfect taste of summer in a bowl!   Ingredients: Celery Bell Peppers…