Today we handed out our first CSA shares! Here at Treehugger, everyone’s proud and excited to finally get the ball rolling on this new model for the farm. Community supported agriculture(CSA) provides new farms with seed money up front in exchange for a weekly share of the season’s harvest. It ensures a stable market for the farmer while deepening the customers’ relationship with the farm and their food. Starting small and slow in true .
Let’s celebrate the first farm market fair of a new season together! Come by and have a beautiful, fun-filled afternoon. Bring your whole family. Kick off: 1:00 PM Farm tours: 2:00 and 4:30 Lectures: 1:30 and 3:30 Conscious Living for Greater Happiness with Carole Gagnon. Fresh produce, food and beverages will be available all afternoon along with live music.
We are close to reaching the beginning of a new history in south Florida. Last month the Florida Farm Bureau & Grocery Manufacturers Association, presented to the Sustainability Advisory Board of Ft. Lauderdale that we should not label “Genetically Engineered Foods” on a local level. They pushed that we label on a federal level and support a bill labeled HR 4432 aka “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act”. The name of this bill is .
Ft Lauderdale Fight For Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods! WHEN: Tuesday June 3rd @ 6PM WHERE: FT LAUDERDALE City Hall, 100 North Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Your support has made this farm thrive and now we want to harness that momentum to secure safe food for all of our families We need to see everyone that has ever been touched by the farm with their families at the City of Ft Lauderdale Commissioners .
FREE RSVP via Eventbrite: http://thofair.eventbrite.com/ Join us at Treehugger Organic Farms for the last Market Fair of the season. Let’s give thanks for the abundance and celebrate with our beautiful community!. Free farm tours, great music, friendly vendors, beautiful vibes! If you RSVP to this event (FREE) you will be entered into a $50 voucher raffle, available only to people who RSVP online. Voucher will redeemable to buy merchandise from any of our vendors .
“Managing Your Permaculture Lot and Designing With Edges” Permaculture Miami and Treehugger Organic Farms are teaming up to teach a half day, hands on course as part of the Advanced Permaculture Design Certificate. Come out and get in depth on the planning, management, successes and failures of the first year at Treehugger Farms. We’ll work together to design and transform an integral piece of the farm, focusing on the role and value of edges .
The first blog post I personally wanted to write about was the farm growth. To witness the changes that have happened on this project since the starting back in January are unimaginable. To be aware of the information this land has been teaching us since our first arrival is outstanding. So much has happened and so much continues to happen every single day. Just wait to see the photos of what we have been .
This Summer has been engaging to say the least. So many friends new and old stopped by the farm for stimulating classes, hands-on workshops, a rousing documentary night, and countless potluck dinners. Paula Diaz taught us all about the magical, medicinal properties of Elderberry. A portion of the syrups created in Paula’s workshop went on to flavor Elderberry honey wine in Sam’s mead making class. Permaculture guru Marcus Thompson brought his Permaculture Design Course to .