THE MONMOUTH COLLEGE EDUCATIONAL GARDEN
Right now in the garden...
As right now, we have yet to begin canning our goods but our freezer is really filling out!
Yellow Squash--8 gallons
Green Beans--12 gallons
It's summer and we have three workers, two who are new to the summer job and one returning from last year's work. We are currently keeping up on cultivating, planting, and seed blocking, while also beginning development at the new farm!
News from the garden:
Featured in the Chicago Tribune
We are very excited about the recent article published about the project by the Chicago Tribune. Check out the article and a nice video here.Thanks to Jodi Cohen and Chris Sweda for the pleasant visit, as well as the lovely article and footage.
Featured on WQAD-TV
A quick video about the garden, featuring the House residents of Spring 2013, thanks to a visit from WQAD!
Watch it here.
Article Published in The Radish
Jane Carlson, a good friend of the garden, just wrote and published a very nice article on the MCEG and its crew in The Radish, a local health magazine. Check it out
If I Stop By, What Can I Do?
Our three summer gardeners (Allison, Clayton, and George) are available to give tours Monday-Friday. Check the chalkboard on our north garage for information regarding what is ready to be picked and eaten! As always, if you would like to learn to garden, we are happy to assist!
Monmouth College has renewed its membership for a third year with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE has a wealth of information, including projects going on at other campuses, opportunities to connect with other students and faculty, and information on local and national conferences. Please use this resource by creating an account today! All you have to do is:
1) Go to http://www.aashe.org/
2) In the upper right hand corner, select "Create an Account"
3) Follow the steps and you are done!