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!”

April Work Day #1: Sat 4/9 10 AM – 1 PM

The sky is blue, the crocus are blooming and the hard frosts are (hopefully) past. It’s time to start prepping for the 2022 season. Join the farm crew on April 9 from 10 AM to 1 PM for a day of clearing winter debris, preparing our existing space for new plants, and did we mention,Continue reading “April Work Day #1: Sat 4/9 10 AM – 1 PM”

Paper Pot Making Event: Sat 3/19 10 AM-12 PM

Join the Athens Community Farm team for an impromptu work day this Saturday March 19 from 10 AM – 12 PM making paper pots for our future seedlings! The farm has partnered with Leslie Reed and local elementary and middle school gardening programs to grow seedlings for our 2022 season. To help this process, we’llContinue reading “Paper Pot Making Event: Sat 3/19 10 AM-12 PM”

We’re growing! (more than just veggies ;)

The Community Farm team is happy to announce that the Village Board approved plans for expanding our growing space behind the Fire Department this week. The plan gives the farm approximately 625 ft of additional fenced in garden, holding 7+ new beds. That’s 40% more space to grow! Check out the drawing included below forContinue reading “We’re growing! (more than just veggies ;)”