Five Tips to Refresh Your Home Garden for Summer

We’re cherishing these longer days and ideal weather for growing nourishing food. It inspires us to share five quick pointers to start or spruce up your plots.   Just get out there and start… So often the hardest part is getting started. Growing can be...

Produce Donation – Fresh Food for Neighbors in Need

From the Community Resource Center (CRC) Newsletter Written by: Guest contributor, Lisa Shaffer Lisa Shaffer and her husband, Steve Bartram, are long-time CRC supporters. Lisa served on the Encinitas City Council from 2012-2016. Originally published April 20, 2017....

Soil Building

“The garden is our oldest metaphor. In Genesis God creates the first Adam from the adamah, and tells him to “till and keep” it, the fertile soil on which all life depends. … That’s our first etymological clue as to the inextricable bond we share with the soil. …...

Volunteer Spotlight: Juliette Khoshroze

Juliette is our amazing Food Forest Volunteer Corps member. She has been volunteering with us consistently for 5+ hours a week since October 2017, showing up rain or shine to plant trees, track tree growth, weed, take care of our nursery, and more. Juliette is...

Seasonal Eating

Seasonal eating makes sense for a number of reasons—not the least of which is that it’s delicious! In this post we share a few reasons to align your diet with the calendar, plus an original recipe using spring veggies. 

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