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Urban Farm Updates, May 31st, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? One Hornworm can destroy an entire tomato plant in just 24 hours! Yikes!! Check your plants regularly for these ugly pests to and keep them under control throughout the season. What’s Growing On? Have you all been enjoying the waterfall from the sky, this past week? I hope…
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May Flowers

I celebrated my 23rd trip around the sun this month as the market surged ahead into the height of the growing season. Often the busiest time of year for farmers across the country, May deals inconsistent temperatures, patchy rainfall, and scorching sun that can make or break a farmer’s crop. All the while preparing for…
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Farmers’ Market May 26, 2018

Deer Valley is back!! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Master Gardeners 8:00-12:00 Kids activity with Junior Leagues “Kids in the Kitchen” 9:00-11:00 O‘Shields and Inman on the Wades Community stage! 9:00-11:30 Book Mobile   Vendors Bells Blossoms and Blooms: plants, flower arrangements Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Savannah sweet onions, peach wood, Milky Way Farm raw milk…
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Urban Farm Updates, May 24th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Tomatoes, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes and Beets are high in Lycopenes. These compounds, which are responsible for most of the yellow, red and orange coloration in these vegetables, have been shown to help reduce risk of Alzheimers disease and Cancer. What’s Growing On? Let me first begin my blog…
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Farmers’ Market May 19, 2018

Northside Community Day! Presents 8:00 — Opening Bell 8:00-12:00 Farmers’ Market 8:00-1:30 Northside Community Day 8:00-12:00 Master Gardeners 8:00- 1:30 Bounce House for Kids 9:00-11:00 Bill and Tad’s Excellent Duo on the Wades Community stage! 12:00-1:30 MAD Music 12-1:30 Community Cook-out  Free!!   Vendors Bells Blossoms and Blooms: plants, flower arrangements Belue Farms: Grass-fed Angus beef, Savannah sweet onions, peach…
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Urban Farm Updates, May 17th 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Gardening is good for your health?! The act of gardening causes the brain to produce endorphins, which are natural “happy” chemicals for your brain!  Gardening also helps to boost your body’s immune system; through the exposure and absorption of Vitamin D and the natural exposure to healthy bacteria…
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