Category Archives: Urban Agriculture

Veggie of the Week! Cucumber!

Cucumber This week at Eats! we served quick pickles, which is a simple recipe to follow. But before we get to the recipes, here are some quick facts. Cucumbers are summer vegetables that are available in the Northeast from June … Continue reading

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We’re doing big things! GTC Eats!

We’re four weeks into our GTC Eats! program and there are exciting things happening! Here’s a picture of last week’s share box: You can expect to see the same type of veggie each week depending on where we are in … Continue reading

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GTC Annual Plant Sale + Gardener’s Gathering: May 11th 9-1pm

 Gardening The Community’s Annual Spring Plant Sale!   Dear GTC Friends,  GTC is proud to announce our Annual Spring Plant Sale! When: Saturday, May 11 9am-1pm Where: 256 Hancock St. Garden Please join us in our annual Spring Plant Sale Event, happening … Continue reading

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Join GTC EATS!

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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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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Vertical Gardening for Urban Gardeners

Thought this might also be helpful those looking to maximize on space.

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Starting your urban garden usuing raised beds

Hello Fellow Urban Gardeners, This question of raised beds came up yesterday with agroup looking to start their own community garden.This video seemed pretty helpful. You may be able to find some of the materials at our local Eco-Building Bargains … Continue reading

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Thank you for Believing in Us!

Dear GTC Friends, Despite a tornado, hurricane and October snowstorm, 2011 was a year of growth and accomplishment for GTC. We grew at every level, and so many of you helped make this possible.  We supported 30 youth in learning … Continue reading

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Project Grow!!

Join us on Dec 5th! To learn more about Project Grow in Mason Square!

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GtC Video (Redux)!

Learn about who we are and what we do today!!

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