An Overdue Update

Much has happened since our last post. While the IWU community was busy cramming a semester of work into a single month, we at the Peace Garden were busy trying to prepare beds for the veggies that were started just after spring break in the CNS greenhouse. With the help of our committed volunteers, including Professor Gearhart’s entire May Term class, we were able to accomplish a lot.

As of today we have prepared nearly seven rows, six of which are fully planted. Those plants include: over seventeen different variety of tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, basil, potatoes, carrots, beets, thyme, cucumbers, pumpkins, butternut/summer squash, peas, gourds, nasturtiums, sage, tomatillos, and onions.

We have many plans for the coming summer months. This week we will be constructing a gutter system to collect rainwater from our shed. Along with this we will be digging and planting our final row. This row will contain more tomatoes, peppers, and something different, lettuce.

4 thoughts on “An Overdue Update

  1. This resolution sholud be passed and a new agreement negotiated with the WAC. As the decision on the new facilty location shows the stated intentions of the WAC don’t seem to match up with what their actions are. The WAC sholud be thrilled to put their promises into a legal agreement that binds them to do exactly what they say they will. Those backing the WAC on the City Council sholud be thrilled to have this chance to prove that that suport is deserved and the the promises made aren’t just for show.

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