This weekend we got a delivery of 10 yards of screened leaf humus. On a recommendation from another urban farmer, we got it from Three-Z-Inc. in Valley View. Cost with delivery $287.70 (that’s $22/yard). Our plan is to add this to the soil (about 3 inches to each bed) for organic material. The ultimate goal […]
Monthly Archives: March 2010
What is the best value in Northeast Ohio for those interested in urban farming? In my opinion, hands down, without a doubt the answer has got to be the 12 week Market Gardener Training Program offered by OSU Extension. Not only do you learn great stuff, such as info about urban soils, business planning, soil […]
Well, just got our seeds from Johnny’s (what we ordered) and here’s what you get for about $300….check it out. A bit concerned about being able to plant all of this….and excited at the same time!
After pouring over the seed catalogs, we finally have our order in for this season’s market garden. So, whatcha planting??? We based our crops on the highest margin items listed in the SPIN guides. Here’s a list of what we got going on this season and where we got the seeds. Johnny’s Leafy Greens Arugula […]
As property owners in Birdtown, we are excited to see a focus on improving the neighborhood so the area can thrive. The Birdtown Action Plan focuses on proposals to improve the quality of life for those in the Birdtown/Madison East region of Lakewood. Originally founded by Union Carbide, Birdtown became home to many who worked […]