Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fridays at Gardening the Community

Every Friday we take a break from gardening and turn our attention to issues impacting our communities. Today the youth discussed race, class, food security and brainstormed ideas to create equality in their communities. Before the discussion the youth played … Continue reading

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Interested in helping out your community and eating healthy? Become part of the GTC EATS family! As a GTC EATS costumer you will receive a vegetable box every Tuesday. Customers in a mile radius of our GTC Hancock location qualify … Continue reading

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Garlic Scape Pesto

If you are curious about what you’re going to do with those long green things included in your vegetable box this week worry no more.  They’re actually called Garlic Scapes and are the “flower stalks” of the Garlic plant. Garlic Scape … Continue reading

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Mason Square Farmers Market

This past weekend the GTC crew had many great treats for the Mason Square Farmers Market. Among the fresh veggies at the market were beets, cucumber, squash, kale, string beans, and tomatoes (that’s not including herbs!). Check out the photos from … Continue reading

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