Join Us for a Garden Work Party on November 4
October 25, 2023
Despite the challenging weather this summer, we have had a great garden season here at TA. We’ve been excited to engage both students and community members in the garden’s growing season, with activities from 7th graders harvesting our “Three Sisters” patch to the Board of Trustees designing and planting a perennial bed during their annual retreat. In the last two months alone, TA has harvested approximately 500 lbs. of produce that we’ve shared with our culinary arts program, the Panther Café, and the Thetford Food Shelf.
Now, it is time to tuck the TA garden in for the 2023 season and let (most of) it hibernate until spring! Next weekend, we will adieu to the 2023 garden season with a community garden work party. On Saturday, November 4th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., TA invites you to join us at the school garden to help with clean up tasks and preparing for next year with a celebratory garlic planting. Tasks will include creating a new outdoor classroom, turning and applying compost, preparing beds for spring planting, mulching pathways and perennials, raking leaves, and more.
As a thank you, we will have some warm apple cider and fall treats to share with volunteers! Bring your favorite garden tools/gloves and stories of YOUR garden season. We will also have tools and wheelbarrows for use. Please dress for the crisp fall weather. RSVP to TA School Garden Coordinator, Ehrin Lingeman ([email protected])