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Posted: Friday, September 18, 2015
On a slightly overcast but blissfully temperate Sunday in mid-September 2015, 125 Mesa Verde Gardens’ Peer Leaders, Advisors, landlords, staff and supporters gathered to bless the first harvest of apples from MVG’s Pajaro Community Orchard and toast five years of connecting community members to places to grow their own organic produce. The day featured apple bobbing, orchard tours, delicious...
Posted: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Eva has been a dedicated MVG gardener from the start. At the end of that first summer she came to our canning class, a novice. Afterward, she asked to borrow a canner and soon her kitchen went into full production, turning out row upon row of jars of bright red salsa. The next spring Eva was eager to return to the garden. Her husband had lost his job that winter and she said if it hadn’t been for...