Receive lots of Delicious Spring Harvest right now!!
- A huge thanks to all those coming and working in our gardens this past month!
- Our gardens are looking great and everyone is able to enjoy a delicious bounty of harvest IF you'll come!
Mini Farmer's Market and work to do
- Thursday, May 23, 9 - 12 noon, East Millcreek Gardens: Contact: Kim Johnson
- Thursday, May 23, 6 - 8 pm, South Jordan B Garden, 11131 So. 2865 W.
- Friday, May 24, 9 - 10 am, Holladay Gardens
- Saturday, May 25, 2 - 4 pm, Meet at South Jordan C Garden, then hit other gardens nearby
- If you can't attend one of these times, contact the coordinator to work out a time.
- We need your help working in these gardens, for even 30 minutes!
- Email me in advance that you are coming.
Best way to receive produce nearly EVERY week of the year:
East Millcreek Gardens
South Jordan Gardens
West Jordan Garden
Can't find me? Contact one of them.
Work to do this week:
South Jordan Gardens -
West Jordan Garden
Black plastic (currently it's over at the So Jo B Garden until that garden is complete. It needs to be laid down before planting as well.
East Millcreek Gardens
Kim is starting to "hill up" some of the potatoes and putting furrows in our EM B Garden. Contact her to help.
Each of these locations, the assistant OR myself will have a bunch of delicious spring crops to give you for your time and effort!
You are invited!
Live and Thrive
Weekly schedule will expand during the peak months
Every month we are looking for people who...
- Like being outdoors
- Aren’t afraid to work
- Enjoy meeting new people
- Want to grow their own food, regardless of prior training or experience
- Love eating "right off the vine" produce! Members enjoy an abundance of fresh, delicious, locally grown food
- Generous portions of harvest (based on how often you come and work)
- Valuable knowledge and experience in farming and gardening
- Increased self reliance skills
- Less visits to a grocery store
- Big savings on groceries
- Discount tuition for Sheryl's "6-3-4 Meal Plan" Classes (6 min. prep time, $3/meal made from scratch, easily feeds 4 adults)
- Eating less processed foods
- Variety of ways to help regardless of experience, physical limitations or abilities
- Opportunities for leadership roles
- Working with mentors who are skilled, experienced farmers and master gardeners
- Delicious harvest while working a minimum of ONE hour each month
- Mini classes and demos held each month
- Weekly garden tours offered
- For those unable to pay $100 annual fee upfront but are able to work, financial assistance and payment plans may be available, contact Sheryl
- Every Saturday, 2 - 4 pm
- Join early in the season
- Join as a group of 12 or more, receive 13th membership FREE!
Household consists of 1 - 6 family members
- 10 months each year: February - November
- 3 acres and growing
- 14+ gardens with rich, fertile soil
- Work together as a team
- South Jordan
- West Jordan
- East Millcreek
2013 Garden Classes and Hands On Demonstrations
- January: Intro to Garden Text Book, Winter Gardening in Greenhouses
- February: Working in our Pea Plantation - a Vertical Garden, Protective Gardens, Starting Seedlings Indoors
- March: Using Organic Matter, Soil Types, Garden Layout, Easiest Crops to Grow
- April: Creating a Water-Wise, Weed-free Garden, Compost, Buying seed and plants: When, Where, How much
- May: Tips on Planting, Tilling, Creating Furrows, Best Plant Food, Temperature & Sunlight Tips
- June: Transplanting, Watering Tips for Irrigation, Drip, The do's and don'ts, More Planting Tips
- July: Preserving the Harvest: Drying Methods, Water-Wise Tips, Keeping Plants Healthy
- August: Preserving the Harvest Freezing Methods, Fall Crops to Get Planted
- September: Harvesting Seeds for Spring, Preserving the Harvest: Canning Methods, Starting the Fall Clean Up
- October: Fall Compost, Preserving the Harvest: Easy Potato Cellar Methods, Putting a Garden to Bed for the Winter, Part 1
- November: Putting a Garden to Bed for the Winter Part 2, Preparing a Garden for Early Spring Planting
Crops we are growing
February - November