MarCo and the City of Phoenix want you to be a part of Phoenix Food Day 2019, a fun, educational, family-friendly event celebrating health and wellness. Share your passion, knowledge, and meet fellow colleagues that are working together to make healthy food accessible for everyone. This sixth annual event will be held on a Saturday in October 2018 (date to be determined) in the west Phoenix Area. More than 2,000 attendees are expected.
We are looking for volunteers to join the…Continue
Added by Rosanne Albright on March 12, 2018 at 12:19pm — No Comments
I thought you and all of your farmer, gardening, compost and mulching friends and associates would want to attend!
The authors would be interested in hearing from you all.
David R. Montgomery is an internationally recognised geologist and the author of three award-winning popular-science books, including Dirt: The Erosion of Civilisations. Growing a Revolution is his fifth book
Added by GRK Khalsa on June 6, 2017 at 8:42pm — No Comments
I know it seems kind of early to start thinking of summer, especially with this cold snap. But summer is right around the corner and our beautiful supply of fresh lettuces, spinach and other tasty winter greens will soon be replaced by squash, corn, okra and the other summer gardening favorites. But does that mean we have to give up on the idea of salads and other cooked greens from the garden? NO!! Well, at least not entirely... we can't grow lettuce during the summer…Continue
Wicking Bed 2.0 May 2017
Some of you may remember when I first posted about my experiments with a kiddie pool wicking bed way back when. Well, I wanted to take some time to update what I learned about using that bed and how I designed a new bed at our new house. That original wicking bed experiment can be found here:…Continue
Added by Liz & Dan on May 27, 2017 at 6:28pm — No Comments
I've been so busy lately with life that I haven't been posting here as often as I would like. Today I thought I would just include a quick note for all of you out there wondering what you can plant and when here in the greater Phoenix area. Our wonderful Extension Office has created not one but THREE different planting calendars for our area that include Vegetables, Herbs and Flowering and Bedding Plants. Basically covering all the main smaller type plants you could want…Continue
Ollas are unglazed earthenware pots that provide slow deep water released directly to plant roots.
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As the weather heats up, I’ve been thinking about how to stretch the growing season for my greens and am turning to container…
Greetings fellow Gardeners! I'm excited the Arizona Herb Association is hosting their 1st ever Herb Festival March 18th, here is some information about the educational event. I'm hoping to see you all there!
Where: Cooperative Extension Office
4341 East Broadway Road, Phoenix, USA
When: Check-in begins 9am
Programs 9:30am – 4pm
$45 Ticket price includes lunch
The 1st Annual Herb Festival is a full day of fun &…Continue
Added by Liz & Dan on February 19, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
If your statistics are showing that the advertising efforts are yielding less traffic compared to what they once did, consider adding social media marketing to your own approach. Promoting has assisted business owners in achieving success with their advertising efforts by utilizing an user-friendly associated with content sending. The following article…Continue
State Farm Neighborhood Assist - Please Help Us Bring $25,000 to Our Community!
The Arizona Community Land Trust – Creating Community Gardens for Maryvale is one of the top 200 finalists in State Farm Neighborhood Assist™. We need you to rally behind our cause, cast your votes and help us win! Here’s how: click here […Continue
Added by Richard Starling on October 26, 2016 at 3:41pm — No Comments
We're holding an organizational retreat on Saturday, Sep. 17 with the goal of creating a county-wide coalition/network/association of community gardens (CGs).
Greater Phoenix is one of the few large urban areas in the country without an existing network of CGs to provide support for CGs, increase skills, share resources, and advocate for CG-friendly policies in area municipalities. It's time that we organized as a formal group to help CGs grow and thrive in the Valley of the…Continue
I want to set up automatic chicken waters in my coop and run. Does anyone have experience with nipple waterers?
Now is the best time to replace your inefficient high-flow shower head with a highly efficient model. Switching provides many immediate benefits. Since a new low-flow unit will result in a lower flow rate of water, you'll see an immediate savings on your water bill. Not to mention helping the environment as well.…Continue
Added by Tom O'Mally on July 22, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I will be placing a bulk order of Oasis Biocompatible soap. If you are interested in claiming yours go here and order...http://store-urbanfarm-org.3dcartstores.com
Added by Greg Peterson on June 22, 2016 at 5:58am — No Comments
Hi everyone. Could someone recommend a good source for seeds? Culinary herbs and veggies :)
Join the University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension May 17th and 18th for Turning Dreams Into Reality, a two day exploratory workshop on how to start a farm in Arizona. Register today!
Added by Angela Entzel on May 11, 2016 at 8:48am — No Comments
If you or someone you know may be interested in making biodiesel and/or buying a processor let me know. I spent a year perfecting this system and making upgrades. I have seen many ‘backyard’ biodiesel processors and I am confident the one I built is one of highest quality processors out there. I am making high quality biodiesel and can teach people who are interested. I'm moving soon so I will have a processor for sale and can also pass on my oil account to a lucky person.
Added by Carlos Bill on April 27, 2016 at 2:56pm — No Comments
Looking to give away several dozen agave and aloe vera plants. Moving out of state and can't take them with me. Plants are all in containers and range in size from 4" to 24" in height. Please respond if you know of an organization that could use a lot of plants for a landscaping project or perhaps a school that wants to give small agave plants to children to plant at home.
We have a medium-sized pile of broken concrete sidewalk (AKA urbanite) free to anyone who would like to come and get it. We are in east Mesa - the nearest big intersection is Power and Brown. If you are interested message me.
Added by Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome on April 23, 2016 at 11:02am — No Comments