Garden Updates — 09/17/2018 — 370 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

The rain has made harvesting tricky, and actually has slowed down the output but we have had a few harvests. Tomatoes continue to suffer this season. They are splitting and others are getting some kind of blight. Every harvest we manage to get a few, but not where we expected. Surprisingly though the peppers have perked up a bit and we are getting some good ones!

Harvest details below:

09/04/2018 – 17 lbs. – Second Harvest — Kale, Beans, Peppers, Tomatoes
09/11/2018 – 8 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen – Tomatoes, Peppers
09/17/2018 – 27 lbs. – Second Harvest –Squash, Beans, Peppers, Tomatoes

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 09/02/2018 — 318 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

Happy Labor Day Everyone! Because of the holiday, we won’t be collecting a harvest until Monday evening. Hope everyone is enjoying that last stretch of summer.

We’ve had a few good harvests last week totaling over 80lbs. Thanks to Ben for mowing recently. Also, thanks to Sue and Rich for harvesting on Wednesday.

As things wind down we will need to plan some final workdays for garden clean up.

Harvest details below:

08/23/2018 – 51 lbs. – Northeast Ministries — Squash, Cabbage, , Eggplant, Peppers, Tomatoes.
08/27/2018 – 15 lbs. – Second Harvest – Tomatoes, Eggplant, Peppers, Beans, Cucumbers.
08/30/2018 – 15 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen –Beans, Cucumbers, tomatoes.

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 08/17/2018 — 237 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

We continue to have some good harvests, though no significant bounty of tomatoes yet. Still keeping my fingers crossed! I had attempted to mow the garden last time I was up. I had left my mower in the shed, but it was at an angle and it’s spewing clouds of smoke and oil from the muffler so I had to stop. We are taking Tim back to OSU, hard to believe it’s that time already! I’m sure a few of you are getting ready for the same. I won’t be able to make any collections until Wednesday night.

Harvest details below:

08/13/2018 – 32 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen –Squash, Kale, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Peppers.
08/14/2018 – 5 lbs. – Second Harvest – Kale, Tomatoes, Beans, Cucumbers.
08/16/2018 – 23 lbs. – Northeast Ministries –Kale, Squash, Cucumbers, Banana Peppers, Green Beans, Raspberries, tomatoes.

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 08/11/2018 — 177 lbs. Doanted

Hello Gardeners,

As the rain sets in again, I hope it will do our garden some good. Tomatoes have been struggling this season, though we are just starting to get some beans, and the squash and cucumbers have been our big producers this year. That may change though as many squash plants are starting to wilt, and the squash bugs seem plentiful. Looking into some organic approaches we could take I got some organic soap spray and some diatomaceous earth. Both are said to help. So we will give it a go, though it may be a little late.

But our donations are doing well. We’ve had some great cabbage also this season, which we haven’t had a lot of luck with in the past. A different season, a different set of veggies that do well!

Harvest details below:

08/06/2018 – 23 lbs. – Second Harvest – Cabbage, Squash, Kale, Cucumbers, Peppers.
08/07/2018 – 16 lbs. – New Bethany Ministries – Kale, 3 Cabbage — Thanks Ben!
08/09/2018 – 12 lbs. – Second Harvest –Kale, Squash, Cucumbers, Banana Peppers, Tomatoes, Green Beans.

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 08/04/2018 — 126 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

We had a few more donations this week. I can imagine with the rain we will have a good amount to harvest tomorrow! Thanks Sue K. for making a delivery this week!

Harvest details below:

07/31/2018 – 5 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen –Zucchini, Squash, Cucumbers, Peppers, Tomatoes, Onions – Sue K.
08/02/2018 – 13 lbs. – Northeast Ministries –Zucchini, Cucumbers, Peppers, Banana Peppers, Turnips

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 07/30/2018 — 108 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

We had a few nice harvests come in the last several days! We broke 100 lbs.!! Last week we had a nice donation of beans from Bob C. Also had some nice Kale from Ben and crew. Sue K. contributed a terrific cabbage!

Garden is looking pretty good this time of year. I mowed the grass on Sunday, so all is looking good. Please continue to weed your gardens and check for evidence of critters and add some fencing if necessary. I have spotted deer droppings both inside the garden and outside by the gate. There is certainly some evidence that they’ve been feasting!

Harvest details below:
07/23/2018 – 11 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen –Zucchini, Squash, Green & Yellow Beans!
07/26/2018 – 35 lbs. – Second Harvest –Zucchini, Squash, Kale, Cucumbers, Peppers, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Onion
07/30/2018 – 17 lbs. – New Bethany Ministries – Kale, Cucumbers, Peppers, Squash, Tomatoes

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 07/19/2018 — 45 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

We had quite a nice harvest yesterday, a little bit of everything starting to come in!! Lots of squash, probably about 10. Excited to see some of the first tomatoes coming in. Let’s hope for a good amount of rain over the next couple of days.

Harvest details below:
07/19/2018 – 20 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen –Zucchini, Squash, Kale, Cucumbers, Peppers, Turnips, Tomatoes

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 07/17/2017 — 25 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

We’ve had some hot days to be sure! The garden is looking good though. The tomatoes are doing well, and I think we’ll have plenty of the this season.

I was able to harvest some squash on Sunday and make a donation. Joyce shared some kale with me.

Sue may have another cabbage ready to pick soon. I’ll be out Wednesday night for another harvest.

I’m thinking about another work day on 7/29 potentially. Stay tuned for more updates.

Harvest details below:

07/16/2018 – 10 lbs. – Trinity Soup Kitchen –Zucchini, Squash, Kale.

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 07/11/2018 — 15 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

I was up to the garden this evening. Saw Ben, Joyce & Rachel, they were watering and weeding. Thank you for so much for your help!

There are many things growing, but not a lot that’s ready at this point. There are a few squash that will be ready in a day or two, but nothing today.

We had a great workday on Saturday, the Lockhart ladies assembled our new Storage bin at the doors of the church! Thank you ladies! It looks great!!! Anyone that picks produce for donation can leave it in the bin, and let someone know so it can be taken. Generally speaking we will pickup Sunday and Wednesday evenings for delivery the following morning. Food banks are not open and don’t receive deliveries on the weekend.

The garden is looking great overall. Rich and I were able to mow on the weekend, thanks to his mower and MacGyver like repair skills.

On Monday I made the following donation:

07/09/2018 – 5 lbs. – Second Harvest –Turnips, Radishes, Zucchini, Jalapenos, and parsley.

Thanks,
Jason

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Garden Updates — 07/03/2018 — 10 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

First wanted to wish everyone a safe and Happy Fourth of July! Hope everyone has been surviving the heat wave!

Sue & Rich produced some of our first harvest. Sue brought me the produce last night, which I was able to donate this morning as our first official donation (Thank you Sue!). Some additional items we donated from my sister, 18 bars of soap, 30 kid’s toothbrushes.

I also have our new produce storage bin for out front of the church for collection. More details to follow later.

Our next workday will be Saturday, July 7th 10:00AM – 1:00PM.

Harvest details below:

07/03/2018 – 10 lbs. – Second Harvest – Cabbage, Turnips, Zucchini, Jalapenos, an onion and a couple of radishes.

Thanks,
Jason

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