Weekly Farm Report2023-05-10T19:51:10+00:00

Notes From the Field

Read on to discover what we’ve been up to at Growing to Give.

Theda’s Farm Report – 6/27/24

What’s all the buzz about? What would you think the volunteers are most excited about on the farm so far this growing season? Could it be that we have already donated almost 400 heads of delicious organic lettuce? Or maybe it was Bob dropping off an early Christmas gift that made the interns smile? Everyone is commenting about our new shed door and the colors ... Click to read more.

June 27th, 2024|

Theda’s Farm Report – 6/11/24

Using the power of the sun and the power of our volunteers! June is always a busy time for us at G2G: Getting the last of our early-season seedlings in the ground, directly seeding more carrots, amaranth and greens, getting the kinks out of our irrigation system, and trying to keep up with all that mowing! Just as we think, “Are we going to make ... Click to read more.

June 11th, 2024|

Theda’s Farm Report 5/31/24

A lot to share this week! As the school year comes to a close, Martha, our Education Coordinator, has calculated that we have hosted over 230 volunteers from our local schools–from the 1st and 2nd graders from Brightfield School to our latest visit from the gap year students attending Seguinland Institute! Let me tell you a bit about what was accomplished with all this youthful ... Click to read more.

May 31st, 2024|

Theda’s Farm Report 5/8/24

Is it always this busy? We had several new volunteers this week to witness how active it can be at the farm. I call it “controlled chaos”. Lucky for us, we have seasoned volunteers and our great team who keep everything moving along smoothly. Let me give you a few examples from this past week. On Tuesday, we had third and fourth graders from the ... Click to read more.

May 8th, 2024|
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“Midcoast organizations join forces to address farm labor shortages” – Brunswick Times Record (read here)

“Using extra farm-fresh produce to help feed Mainers in need” – News Center Maine (read here)

“Bringing together people and food, Brunswick farm exceeds 50,000 lbs of donated produce” – Portland Press Herald (read more)

“Local organizations step up to help feed people in need during pandemic” – Portland Press Herald (read more)

“Maine Voices: Hungry Mainers need help from Washington to feed their families” – by John Newlin, Portland Press Herald (read more)

“Children, Bowdoin students and community members joined in solidarity protest for climate” – Brunswick Times Record (read more)

“Students ‘growing, giving and learning’ in new farm-based program” – Portland Press Herald (read more)

“Brunswick farm looks to expand, marks 30k in vegetable donations” – Portland Press Herald (read more)

“Spotlight: Theda Lyden” –  Merrymeeting Food Council Summer 2019 Newsletter (read more)

“Brunswick group grows fresh produce for food banks” by Steve Minich – Channel 8, WMTW – Watch the video.

“Brunswick farm fights food insecurity with Growing to Give” – The Forecaster (read more)

“Growing to Give” – Times Record (read more)

Article featuring Growing to Give volunteer Robin Knight – LLBean (read more)

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