The South Dakota Rural Electric Youth Excursion visited Basin Electric Headquarters July 26, and decided to take an impromptu excursion to Basin’s Backyard Garden as well. The students are here to learn about energy generation and transmission, careers in the … Continue reading
We were very productive in Basin’s Backyard Garden today. As each volunteer filed in, they picked a crop to harvest and picked and picked and picked. The cucumbers are just getting into their prime ripening time, as are the beans. … Continue reading
Noon hour brought a few clouds, saving today’s Basin’s Backyard Gardeners from full sun in the high heat and humidity. We harvested a really good variety today. Not a lot of most things, but signs of bountiful days to come. … Continue reading
When Deb Levchack, Basin Electric retiree, showed up a little early to help out with today’s Basin’s Backyard Garden donation, she didn’t realize the Basin Electric board of directors was in session.
When she stopped in the cafeteria to look for the day’s harvesters, she got to say hi to a bunch of old friends, who were happy to see her smiling face and hear her boisterous laugh.
Today’s harvesters pulled together 19 pounds of radishes, swiss chard, beets, lettuce, cilantro, basil and kohlrabi. Levchak and Andrew Brown took the donation to the Salvation Army.
Basin Electric’s video production crew just wrapped up the video they shot the day Highland Acres Elementary students helped plant Basin’s Backyard Garden.
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Thanks to a working sprinkler system, a nice heavy rain this week, and plentiful sun, Basin’s Backyard Garden vegetables are not wanting for moisture or sunshine. That means everything is really taking off. On July 7, Sheila Brunner, Jill Steinwand … Continue reading