With the 4th of July upon us, I keep thinking about an article I read from the Schumacher Center for a New Economics. “In the leaky bucket analogy for local economies, money flows into a region to circulate through local businesses like water into a bucket. Water that leaks out is money that escapes the local economy to pay […]
Rain again! Someone turned the spigot off and the heat on, a couple weeks ago. We are so grateful to have rain again. Nothing like the garden to give you a daily consciousness of the weather! Our most productive harvest years have always been when we had frequent rain. Plants may not require that much […]
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.
CommonWork is a new weekly workday on Saturdays from 8am-11am. CommonWork is a time for the CommonWealth community and neighbors to get their hands dirty for the preparation and maintenance of the CommonWealth gardens. We had a blast working on the Ollie lot this week. Lia, Hannah, and Clem spent most of the time weeding […]