Monthly Archives: August 2015

Garden Updates — 08/31/2015 — 526 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

Some quick updates! We have had a tremendous harvest this weekend, with a single donation of 75 lbs. I’d like to send a special thanks to Jane who has been struggling to keep things watered at the garden. Also wanted to say thank you to everyone who harvested and left stuff including Suzanne, Lockhart family, Sue K, Gilberte family and anyone else I may have missed. Also received a special donation of green beans and peppers from Phyllis Niewoehner. This week we have a wide variety including potatoes, okra, carrots, beans, corn, habanero peppers, eggplant, turnips, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, 2 summer squash and a pumpkin!

Also an update on the yellow. I spoke with Becky, who will be sending the exterminator remove the yellow jacket nest. Until then please be careful!

08/31/2015 – 75 lbs. – Potatoes, Corn, Squash, beans, peppers, tomatoes – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)

Please see below for latest pictures:

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Thanks,
Jason & Jaimee

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Garden Updates — 08/26/2015 — 451 lbs. Donated

I just wanted to update everyone on our latest harvests! Thank you to Sue for picking some on Sunday, as well as the Gilberte family and Suzanne who left donations last two Wednesdays. Cannot believe how many peppers we are getting from our the green pepper plot. Please help yourself.

Here are the latest donations:

08/17/2015 – 37 lbs. – Corn, Squash, beans, peppers, tomatoes – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)
08/20/2015 – 29 lbs. – Tomatoes, Squash, Peppers – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)
08/24/2015 – 47 lbs. – Corn, Squash, Okra, Tomatoes, Peppers, Zuchinni – New Bethany Ministries (Jason)
08/27/2015 – 42 lbs. – Tomatoes, Squash, Peppers, Okra – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)

Regarding the yellow jackets. Please continue to use caution when in that area as my spraying did not seem to work.

Please see below for latest pictures:

Thanks,
Jason & Jaimee

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Garden Updates — 08/13/2015 — 296 lbs. Donated

Hello Gardeners,

Just wanted to drop a quick note to say we had to great harvests on Sunday and Wednesday, with the most recent one being 37 lbs. Thank you Suzanne for the kale and okra. We are starting to see some tomatoes ripen! Let’s hope the great harvest (and rain) continue! Thanks for all your great work. Also mowed the garden area last night, it is becoming somewhat challenging due to some of the plants coming out of the bed, and other debris (bamboo posts, garbage, etc.) laying around. Jaimee hauled away 3 of the filled bags of weeds and waste. But we should really spend some time in the near future to get things cleaned up and centralized a bit. Apologies in advance if I ran over anyone’s plants, I tried to be careful!

I have two donations to report:

08/10/2015 – 24 lbs. – Squash, peppers, carrots, zucchini, cherry tomatoes – New Bethany Ministries (Jason)
08/13/2015 – 37 lbs. – Squash, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, okra, peas, kale! – New Bethany Ministries (Jason)

Good job everyone, thank you for all your support!

Please see the below for latest pictures:

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Thanks,
Jason & Jaimee

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Garden Updates — 08/08/2015 — 235 lbs. donated

Hello Gardeners,

Just wanted to send out a quick note with our latest donations. Thank you Suzanne for the beautiful squash. Tomatoes should be coming in soon! I will be out on Sunday around 1:00pm to pick up any produce left at the picnic table. I’ll leave some extra boxes in the shed in case anyone needs them. Remember E-A-T.

Also, Trinity soup kitchen is closed this week from 08/07/2015 through 08/16/2015 for some maintenance.

I have two donations to report:

08/03/2015 – 15 lbs. – Squash, beans, peas – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)
08/06/2015 – 24 lbs. – Box of squash, zucchini, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, dill, peppers, peas, kale! – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)

Good job everyone, thank you for all your support!

Please see the below for latest pictures:

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Jason & Jaimee

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Garden Updates — 08/01/2015 — 196 lbs. Donated

Hey Gardeners,

Just wanted to reach out with latest numbers and updates. The garden has continued to do well through this heat. We are getting making on average three or four donations a week thank you Meg and Keith for making that possible. Thank you Joyce and family for the beans, and Rich for the Kale. Thank you Sue for the awesome broccoli! We are still waiting for the tomatoes, but there are plenty on the vine.

Last week I started going to Trinity Soup Kitchen and met Liz Miller who’s in charge of the program and was very nice. She explained that everything we bring either gets used in a meal or put out on a table for donation. I will probably be out on Sunday to harvest and take another donation Monday morning.

If you are able to harvest and take donations for we are always looking for help. The below are the two pantries we regularly donate to:

New Bethany Ministries : 339 W 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA (Fiona Byrne)
Trinity Soup Kitchen: 44 E Market Street, Bethlehem, PA (Liz Miller)

The Latest Donations are below:

07/27/2015 – 11 lbs. – Beans and cucumbers – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)
07/28/2015 – 24 lbs. – Squash, beans, turnips, cucumbers, scallions, radishes – New Bethany Ministries (Keith)
07/29/2015 – 15 lbs. – Squash, kale, broccoli, zucchini, peppers, cherry tomatoes, peas, cucumbers – Trinity Soup Kitchen (Jason)
07/31/2015 – 10 lbs. – Kale, squash – New Bethany Ministries (Keith)

Great work everyone!

Please see the below latest pictures:

Thanks,
Jason & Jaimee

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