June 2009 at NFI
July 2, 2009
Author: Neighborhood Farm Initiative
Category: General News
To continue the monthly updates, June was an exciting month at NFI because IT FINALLY STOPPED RAINING!!!!!!
During June, NFI:
* Continued with classes 5 and 6 in the Gardening Education Program (Pruning, Staking & Good Maintenance, and Pest Management)
* Had do-it-yourself fresh-squeezed lemonade at the garden, thanks to volunteer Neil!
* Re-evaluated our farmers’ market involvement
* Spent at least 5 hours every Sunday cutting down a forest of bamboo!
* Had a huge delivery of 85 bales of straw!
* Started work with a crew from DC’s Green Corps (Summer Youth Employment Program – SYEP)
We bought a lot of straw