Month: June 2017

Urban Farm Updates, June 7th, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Saffron, a spice typically used in Mediterranean cooking, is actually the pollen of a fall-blooming crocus, Crocus sativus, that has been harvested and purified. What’s Growing On? Oh for the love of rain!!!! I love that fact that Mother Nature is watering my plants for me, but this is…
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Farmers’ Market June 10, 2017

Peach cobbler, peach pie, peach ice cream. We have the ingredient for all your favorite summer desserts! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Children’s activity with Junior Leagues “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00-11:00 Live music with Robbie Bowen on the Wade’s Community Stage   Vendors Beechwood Farms: Seasonal Produce Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms: Flower arrangements and…
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Urban Farm Updates, June 1st, 2017

Fun on the Farm! Did you know, the word “squash” comes from the Narragansett Native American word “Askutasquash”, which translates to ‘raw’ or ‘uncooked’. There are many varieties of squash, ranging from pattipans and zucchini to hubbard and butternuts. Did you also know, squash is closely related to both cucumbers and melons?? Pretty cool, huh?!…
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Farmers’ Market June 3, 2017

Peaches! Get there early! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell with Mike McCormick. 8:00-12:00 Health Screenings with Sherman College of Chiropractic 9:00-11:00 Live music with Angela Easterling on the Wade’s Community Stage. Vendors Beechwood Farms: Seasonal Produce Bell’s Blossoms and Blooms: Flower arrangements and plants Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Peaches, Strawberries, Savannah sweet onions, peach wood, Milky…
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