Our own nursery manager , Tracy Gilbert is quoted in the spring issue
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I used this to help with the CA Nursery project.
Each 4'x12'x1.5' bed requires approx. 3 cubic feet of soil.
How much soil do you need to get your job done? Let this tool help.
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Are you interested in learning how a plant nursery works? Contact Fremontleaf@gmail.com and you can learn how to sow seeds,mix soil, transplant,prune and maintain display areas. We are looking for volunteers for weekdays and Saturdays. We do sign off on school volunteer hours also. It is a very nice way to spend the day.
Added by Steven LaGraffe on February 1, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Hi All -
You may have heard by now about Niles Pie Company's Kickstarter campaign. Niles Pie is growing, and building out a kitchen just up the road a piece from LEAF! We should be up and running in January 2013. Very exciting stuff! Part of my vision for the kitchen is to have a place for classes and events, and I hope to be able to do more with LEAF as I get settled in. I have visions of…Continue
I came home with lemon curd, fig jam and Eureka marmalade swapped for my tomato sauce. What an assortment of goodies! Thanks to all who participated.
Added by Mia Mora on October 8, 2012 at 8:43pm — No Comments
LEAF will offer workshops once a week starting in early November. We want to know which topics interest you and what days of the week you could attend. Please fill out this quick survey (2 minutes tops!) and help us make this a great program series tailored for you.
We have unearthed 4 large pots full of Scilla peruviana bulbs. If you would like any or all of them, please let me…Continue
I love propaganda posters, especially those dealing with industry or agriculture: a nation's home front. While Russia and China often have the US beat on artistic quality and... let's say... imaginative infiltration, the WWII era 'Victory Garden' is fast becoming my favorite.
"Food is Ammunition. Don't Waste…Continue
Check the tag. -- If you live in California and have a dwarf citrus tree in your yard - even if you bought it from the garden centers of OSH, Home Depot, Lowe's or any number of smaller nurseries - chances are it was grown by Fremont-based Four Winds Growers.
Owned and operated by former…Continue
Added by Andrew Cavette on June 24, 2012 at 3:39pm — No Comments
As discussed in our newsletter , if you are interested in reserving a community garden plot , join the group and i will add you to the waiting list . Already 14 reservations http://www.leafcenter.org/group/community-garden-plots
We will offer you a plot in order of waitinglist when the plots will become available .
If you would like to give a home to one of these lovely little bunnies, please contact Barb: firstname.lastname@example.org
Their mother was found stray. She is just 3lbs. so her babies will will likely remain little. …Continue
Added by Shashi on June 12, 2012 at 9:45am — No Comments
Read this recent article from the SF Chronicle about three Bay Area women: Gretchen Kimball; Cayce Hill; and Cynthia Sandberg who tend the gardens that set the stage for memorable meals in three of the Bay Area's Michelin-star restaurants.
And here's my…Continue
Added by Andrew Cavette on May 28, 2012 at 9:55pm — No Comments
WHO IS LEAF?
Local Ecology and Agriculture Fremont (LEAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing environmental education to the Fremont community about sustainable and ecological practices, including local food production and organic gardening, waste reduction, green building, and resource conservation; and to build community among the diverse residents of Fremont, California.
Since its establishment in the fall of…Continue
Added by Rachel DiFranco on May 9, 2012 at 8:43pm — No Comments
Just harvested - Our Washington garden has produced the first few zucchinis and yellow summer squash . Thanks to the quality seedlings from the LEAF nursery (thanks Wes) and our prime hill location - we are ahead of the season .…Continue
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During their Spring Hunger Appeal the Tri-City Volunteers accepts homegrown produce donations to their campaign to fight hunger. LEAF as a whole, and its members individually, could help with…Continue
Check out this new series! The pilot airs April 9th at 7:30 p.m. on Channel 9. Urban agriculture in Oakland will be featured on the this episode - the first of 13. 'TV about people who are changing how we eat in America'. See foodforward.tv for more.
Added by Mia Mora on March 31, 2012 at 9:36am — No Comments
Fern Richardson, author of the Small Space Container Gardens and the: Life On The Balcony blog will be giving a presentation at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show on March 25 at 11 am on the DIY Stage.
Added by Andrew Cavette on March 16, 2012 at 12:29pm — No Comments
For those of you who don't already know, the Alameda County Master Gardeners have begun establishing a demonstration garden at Quarry Lakes in Fremont. They have already been working to prepare the site, including laying irrigation lines and amending the soil, and are getting ready for planting now!
Below is a message from Alameda County Master Gardeners already working on the project:
The master gardeners at Quarry Lakes need your help to supply Quarry Lakes demo…
Added by Rachel DiFranco on March 14, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Part Time Assistant Market Manager
Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM) …
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