Chicken in the Compost Bin

Karl & Sons spin the bin to stir up the compost. Then in goes a chicken to her All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.

Earth Day Crowds in the Garden

On a beautiful spring Sunday, we celebrated Earth Day with families, kids, couples and friends. Thanks to Jenifer for the kids’ activities and these photos. (Click a thumbnail to open slideshow)

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Earth Day for Kids


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Nine Years of Chickens

Looking back, we’ve been hosting chickens on the garden since the fall of 2008. Time to look back at the fun we’ve had. Here’s what was posted by Elizabeth after she found a new home for the rooster in 2011.

  

From: EH Subject: The Rooster I call Chicken

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Halloween Photos

Halloween 2017 was great! A sunny crisp afternoon. Children and parents were greeted by our friendly neighborhood scarecrow (and Jim). They got treats, played beanbag toss, had their palms read, made popcorn hands and guessed the gross and gooey guts.

Thanks to Jane for organizing the whole thing, after having to postpone the event because

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We're Not the Only Beautiful Garden on the Lower Eastside

Debra and I found ourselves looking for citibikes today at a stand on Ave C and 9th St, an intersection framed by two large community gardens. They were both created in abandoned empty lots by dedicated residents of a poor neighborhood forgotten by the city. They were also defended by the same gardeners against later development

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