Dear Mayor Cornett

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

CommonWealth Urban Farms is a small urban farm located in near NW Oklahoma City. We provide fresh, nutritious vegetables to
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Upcoming Permaculture Workshop November 15-17, 2013

October 17, 2013 in General Info

A passionate and engaging speaker, Jacke will give a public talk on Gardening Like the Forest: Home-Scale Ecological Food Production on Friday, Nov. 15, from 7-9 pm at the OCU Chapel at Oklahoma City University, 2501 N. Blackwelder.

Mini Workshops

April 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Our first mini workshop on Saturday was great!  We had a good group turn up to talk about planting fruit trees and we got some pears and persimmons into the ground.

Do urban farmers take the winter off?

March 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

No!  We sure don’t! Our volunteers have been out in the bad weather and the good getting ready for the
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A Very Successful Summer

September 8, 2012 in General Info

So we have been running the farm all summer and haven’t had much time to create blog posts. Today the team harvested compost from the compost piles created with waste product from Whole Foods Market.

Beautiful Warm Winter Day for Urban Farming

January 14, 2012 in CommonWork

We had a wonderful, warm and sunny winter day today to prepare two additional beds for early spring planting. They had a lot of roots and stubborn nut grass.

Germination!

November 9, 2011 in Uncategorized

The carrots have germinated! You can see the tiny green seedlings, reaching their leaves up out of the soil. These were the first food-crop seeds we have planted, which made October 21 a quietly momentous day…

Bed preparation and planting

November 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

With the help of 25+ volunteers we are making progress on the preparation of garden beds and other planting areas. David Braden has done an excellent job overseeing the design…

Sept. 3 CommonWork

September 3, 2011 in Uncategorized

CommonWork today was very satisfying work. After we had processed 7 barrels of beer grains, done some work in the
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CommonWork, Aug. 27

August 28, 2011 in CommonWork, Journal

CommonWork is a new weekly workday on Saturdays from 8am-11am. CommonWork is a time for the CommonWealth community and neighbors
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