Monthly Archives: August 2010

Mmm-mmm manure

It might look like dirt but its even better than that, its a load of manure! Thanks to the Stueve’s of Oakdale for dropping off a trailer full of it from their organic dairy. It will now either be wheelbarrowed … Continue reading

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Fridays are volunteer days! Last week four fantastic volunteers came out. We spent the morning harvesting tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, okra, and more, and then these indefatigable workers helped take down some trellising, and chop out a row of overgrown flowers … Continue reading

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Got any snacks? Huh? How bout that nice big pigweed over there?

Mr. Brown Goat, always on the lookout for a tasty morsel! Camera string, clothing, giant weeds, thorny branches, he is always willing to give it a try.

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Today at the Farmer’s Market

Today is the last day of the West Modesto Certified Farmer’s Market. 3-7 pm at Mellis Park We’ll have: Collard Greens Kale Tomatoes (Green, Cherry, Heirloom, Paste) Summer squash Basil (Thai, Lemon, Sweet) Cilantro Green Beans Okra Eggplant just a … Continue reading

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103 degrees and thinking about broccoli

Those of you who appreciate the leafy greens and root vegetables of the cooler seasons will be happy to know: they are on the way! What was summer garden is rapidly transforming into newly composted and tilled beds, ready to … Continue reading

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I’ve updated the About page! Take a look by clicking on the “about” tab.

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Welcome to the new blog for Uplift Produce, aka former Heifer International Ceres Center, aka Stanislaus Multicultural Health Coalition/King Kennedy Neighborhood Collaborative Farm. The idea to have a blog came mainly from two wonderful friends of the farm, who suggested … Continue reading

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