Our first triple-digit harvest of the growing season was reached today!
Our gardeners harvested 107 pounds of beets, tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, and zucchini.
All produce was donated to Ministry on the Margins for their food bank. Representatives with Ministry on the Margin were excited to receive our donation. At the end of the month, people run out of food stamps and food, and become more reliant on food banks.
Basin’s Backyard Garden had a hefty harvest on Aug. 8. The veggies hand-picked were onions, basil, cucumbers, tomatoes, beets, beans, and zucchini. The weighted total came out to be 53 pounds of veggies. The veggies harvested were donated to Community Action in Bismarck, North … Continue reading →
Bill Baer, Andrea Diehl, Della Mastel, Ashley Sundquist, Lori Goetzfridt, and Sabrina Hojian with the veggies harvested.
Basin’s Backyard Garden had a successful harvest on July 26. The veggies harvested were zucchini, lettuce, basil, kohlrabi, and a few beets. The weighted total came out to be 44 pounds of veggies.
The veggies harvested were donated to Heaven’s Helpers Soup Cafe in Bismarck, North Dakota. Heaven’s Helpers is a Soup Cafe that is open to anyone Monday through Saturday. They serve meals completely free of charge to anyone who walks through the door.
Mark Meier, the founder of Heaven’s Helpers, was excited to receive the donation. “These zucchini will go perfect for the soup we make here,” he says.
Basin’s Backyard Garden‘s crops are growing like weeds, but with that… so are the weeds. To combat/prevent weeds from growing, Basin Electric employees tested a new strategy, suggested by network security analyst, Sabrina Hojian. Sabrina suggested laying newspaper on top of the dirt … Continue reading →