It’s time to plant! Okay, we may have already started a little (check out those peas, radish and greens growing) but all these sunny days mean we can finally put in our warm-weather loving faves: tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, etc… Join the farm crew Sunday, May 21 from 11-2 PM to transplant seedlings, set up irrigation,Continue reading “May Work Day: Sun 5/21 11 AM-2 PM!”
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April Work Day: Sat 4/22 11 AM-2 PM!
We’re here! The first work day of the 2023 season is coming up next Saturday, April 22 from 11 AM-2 PM. Join the farm crew as we clear and prep beds, mulch pathways (see request: wheelbarrows!) and get the garden space ready to grow SO MANY VEGGIES – and herbs and flowers – this year.Continue reading “April Work Day: Sat 4/22 11 AM-2 PM!”
Athens Community Farm: Season Three
It’s been a long (like, maybe longer than ever before?) winter but the sun is out, there are warmer temps in the forecast, and we’re ready to kick off the 2023 season on the farm. So what’s going on this year? Well, first off, no big infrastructure builds! We’re currently growing in 30 beds withContinue reading “Athens Community Farm: Season Three”
Community Shares Fundraiser Friday, March 17 at Subversive!
Join the Community Farm team at Subversive Brewing on Friday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day!) 4-9 PM to raise funds for our Community Shares program. We need another 3k to meet our goal for this season and Subversive will be donating 20% of all sales for the night. We can make it with your help!Continue reading “Community Shares Fundraiser Friday, March 17 at Subversive!”
November Work/FUN! Day: Sat 11/5 10 AM-1 PM + Winter CSA Fundraiser!
And it’s (almost!) a wrap on season two of the Athens Community Farm. We doubled our growing space, continued our weekly distributions, delivered even more veggies through our community shares program and oh yeah, grew a ton of amazing food, even with a month long drought. Come join the farm team on Saturday November 5Continue reading “November Work/FUN! Day: Sat 11/5 10 AM-1 PM + Winter CSA Fundraiser!”
September Work Day: Sat 9/24 8AM – 10 AM
Come join the crew as we help transition the farm from summer to fall this Saturday, Sept 24 8-10am. We’ll be clearing out crops, reseeding beds and doing some general maintenance. And yes, there will be breakfast snacks. Can’t make it? Stop by any time to pick, weed or just enjoy the space. We’ll haveContinue reading “September Work Day: Sat 9/24 8AM – 10 AM”
August Work Day: Sat 8/27 8AM – 10 AM
Grab your coffee and come pull some weeds at the Farm this Saturday, August 27 from 8 AM – 10 AM (everyone liked the early hours last month so we’re running with it). As we close out some of our summer crops, we’ll use the morning to care for what’s already growing for fall (beans!Continue reading “August Work Day: Sat 8/27 8AM – 10 AM”
July Work Day: UPDATED TIME Sat 7/23 8AM – 10 AM
It’s mid July and the farm is bursting with cucumbers, squash, peppers, (almost) tomatoes and…weeds. Join the Community Farm team on July 23 from 11 AM – 1 PM as we tackle some of the more overgrown areas both inside and outside of the beds. We’ll also be maintaining our trellising and fixing the poorContinue reading “July Work Day: UPDATED TIME Sat 7/23 8AM – 10 AM”
June Work Day + Farm Orientation: Sat 6/25 11 AM – 1 PM
Ever wonder how to harvest kale in way that keeps it healthy and productive all season? Unsure of what actually needs to get weeded out of the beds? Need an excuse to sample some of the veggies growing at the farm? Stop by on Saturday June 25 from 11 AM – 1 PM for aContinue reading “June Work Day + Farm Orientation: Sat 6/25 11 AM – 1 PM”
May Work Day #2: RESCHEDULED SAT 5/28 10 AM – 1 PM + mini event at Rivertown Apts this Wed!
The sun is out, the fence is up, and it’s time to plant our summer crops! Join the Community Farm team on Saturday May 28 from 10 AM -1 PM [NEW DATE] for our final spring workday as we plant our summer crops, paint signs, and do a little landscaping. Thank you to everyone thatContinue reading “May Work Day #2: RESCHEDULED SAT 5/28 10 AM – 1 PM + mini event at Rivertown Apts this Wed!”