Greens ready to go to a food access program! Farm is in high season, adding onions and celery to our list of veggies. That brings us up to 13 vegetables with several varieties in the mix. We have tried to always have some type of greens available with each delivery and so far have ... Click to read more.
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Where's Rebecca? Last week I was in hot Ohio, glad to be home in warm and beautiful Maine. Cucumbers are the new zucchini! This summer's catchphrase seems to be, "cucumbers are the new zucchini!" Last year we had a bumper crop of summer squash especially zucchini. I have a photo of our neighbor ... Click to read more.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Thursday, November 7 @ 7 PM Frontier, 14 Maine Street, Brunswick Come watch this important film and then stay for a panel discussion with local experts on the environment, food waste, and food insecurity. More details coming soon. Film Description WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD ... Click to read more.
Big week of firsts for the year at Growing to Give this week. We had three gleanings this week. The new Friday gleaning went to the Harpswell Sharing Table. This week's boxes included our first turnips and cucumbers! The rest of the box was filled with chard, garlic scapes, and some huge 2-pound heads of ... Click to read more.
Hot, hot, hot. Here is the heat we have all been asking for and it was too much for all of us. The plants seemed to love it but it took a toll on our stamina and we couldn't work past noon on those really hot and humid days. Donations to Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties. ... Click to read more.
2nd Annual Farmyard Jam ~ A Community Music Festival to benefit Growing to Give ~ Saturday, September 7, 4:30 - 8 PM Scatter Good Farm, 30 East Coxon Road, Brunswick $10/person | children 12 & under are free (Entrance fee includes everything but local fare, beverages, and raffle tickets!) There will be fun for ... Click to read more.
Farm report week ending 6/29/19 - Greens delivered to seven partner food pantries and two senior housing communities The Gleaners delivered to our current seven locations this week. Judy who delivers on Mondays to two senior housing centers is getting to know some of the recipients. She smiles as she tells me how excited they ... Click to read more.
Greens delivered to seven partner food pantries The Merrymeeting Gleaners and the Androscoggin Gleaners delivered greens to seven food access agencies this week in four different counties. Thank you, Gleaners! Our (new and regular) volunteers have been busy! Kathy and Sara planting lettuce plants between the radish rows. We welcomed three new volunteers ... Click to read more.
Lots of activity on the farm this week... Thank you Josie and Emma! We had to say goodbye to our two German friends Josie and Emma. They worked so hard, always smiling. They even spent the morning of their departure helping us plant zucchini. What is being planted? Fifty Zucchini plants went in last week ... Click to read more.
Growing to Give interns, WWOOFERS, and volunteers 💚 This was an exciting week with the arrival of our two summer interns and three WWOOFERS. Claire is an intern from Bowdoin College and Wren is from Bennington College. We are lucky to have them with us for most of the summer months. WWOOFER Julia is from ... Click to read more.