Interest: Sustainable Living
Published: August 5, 2023
We started the first phase of revitalizing the rain garden at YDL-Whittaker!
Published: August 2, 2023
The composting activity allowed participants to learn about the importance of composting to waste reduction and how to start their own compost to get a quality soil!
Published: July 21, 2023
The garden-to-table program at YDL-Superior offers fresh food to try from vegetables growing in the learning garden!
Published: July 19, 2023
Check out what the vegetable garden at YDL-Whittaker has to offer!
Published: July 9, 2021
Our newly planted rain garden is ready to be explored!
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Published: February 19, 2021
This week at Garden-to-Table, learn all about food justice!
Read a book about food justice, then find activities and learn more on our webpage all about food justice and food justice activists.
Published: October 28, 2020
PUMPKINS–THE ORANGE ICON OF FALL Pumpkins were one of the earliest cultivated foods of the Americas. Over 9,000 years ago the indigenous peoples of North America were growing pumpkins in Oaxaca, Mexico. Pumpkins spread north to the eastern region of the United States by 2700 BCE, where they were grown by the Pueblo tribes of the southwestern United States, as well as the Apaches, Hopi, Navajo, Havasupai, Papago, Pima and Yuman tribes. The pumpkin’s thick orange flesh was a staple food source for thousands of years, and the seeds can be eaten too. The Tohono O’Odham people ground pumpkin seeds …
Published: July 24, 2020
Published: July 10, 2020
This week at Garden-to-Table, learn all about resprouting vegetables!
Published: June 26, 2020
This week at Garden-to-Table, learn all about composting!
Published: June 12, 2020
Learn about all seeds with Molly at this week’s Garden-to-Table, then make seed art!
Published: May 8, 2020
For today’s garden-to-table adventure we are going to take advantage of the nice weather and go outside to look for mandalas, then gather supplies and make your own!
Published: April 8, 2020
Growing Hope is using their farm and resources to provide emergency food and support. Check out this post from their website for some of the ways they are responding and adapting to the needs of our community. It’s a great time to sign up for a virtual class!
Published: January 31, 2020
Stay informed on the latest updates on maintaining both physical and mental health in Washtenaw County.
Published: October 1, 2019
What The Eyes Don’t See, Dr. Mona Hanna Attisha’s groundbreaking account of the Flint Water Crisis, is featured this fall as part of the Great Michigan Read. Dr. Mona will visit Ypsilanti October 21.