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July 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Green Garden Recycling Community

There is a huge project starting up in South/Central Phoenix (spreading valley wide) and it is going to change the way a large percentage of organic waste is collected in the Phoenix metro area as well as create a way for local businesses, restaurants and our local communities to gain access to high quality foods at a low cost and with a substantially lower carbon footprint.

Growing Rogue is a forward thinking company that is aware of the challenges that the city of Phoenix is…


Added by Andrew Pisher on July 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

El Mirage Community Garden and Farmers Market


Thanks to the generosity and sweat equity of so many terrific individuals and businesses, the El Mirage Community Garden and Farmers Market are becoming a reality.  We (the City)  have completed 15 large above-ground boxes (est. 17' l x 8' wide) and very soon, the site will have a beautiful center pathway, a paved seating area at the center, and fencing marked by naturally rustic gabion baskets and a decorative wrought-iron gate.  The site is approximately 2 acres in size and…


Added by Patricia Gregan on July 24, 2012 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Phoenix Creatives Team Together to Promote Health, Fight Hunger

This is the first bag in the series, created by Sebastien Millon.  We would love it if you shared information with anyone you think might enjoy it, every purchase helps to support our local food banks.


Phoenix Creatives Team Together To Promote Health, Fight Hunger

PHOENIX, Arizona (July 13, 2012) – Monika Woolsey, a local…


Added by Monika Woolsey on July 18, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Historic Home FOR RENT- EXCELLENT Urban Farm Potential!

Great Location Near Papago Park, Zoo, Highways and Light Rail

* 1 Bed/1 Bath with additional Upstairs Loft, kitchen and living room

* Car Port, Goat Shed/chicken coop

* Outdoor Workshop and Storage areas

* approx 10,000 sq ft lot - 50' x 200'…


Added by sherry vames on July 7, 2012 at 7:45am — 1 Comment

Separate feeds for big girls vs. little girls

Well, my little girls (about 10 weeks) are anxious to be in the big coop with the big girls (5 months). The big girls started laying so I switched them to Layena and the little ones are still on the Starter. So ... what should I do about the feed? By the way, the big girls and little girls get along great together -- the little girls brooder box was in a pen within the big coop, so they got used to each other quickly -- so that's not a problem.

I just want a solution to feeding them…


Added by Marilyn Stevens on July 3, 2012 at 1:15pm — 6 Comments

Metal Shed

I have an older aluminum shed in my backyard that I want gone. If anyone wants it, let me know. It's free, of course. 480-374-0136


Added by Doris Stipek on July 2, 2012 at 7:29pm — 1 Comment

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