June Growing Thymes: Summer Veggies, Sponsor Shares, Art in the Garden and More!
   
June 2012 Growing Thymes
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Weekly Farm Stand

San Pedro Farmer's Market
Hours: Fridays 10a to 2p
Location: San Pedro Square between Santa Clara St & John Street, San Jose


At the Farm
Hours: Saturdays 10a to 2p
Location: Veggielution Farm @
Prusch Farm Park



This month's Produce:
 
  *Carrots
   *Peppers!
   *Basil

   *Summer Squash
   *Cured Garlic
   *Shallots
   *Red and Green Lettuce
   *Arugula
   *Green Onions
   *Bulbing onions
   *Green Garlic

   *Lacinato Kale
   *Radish
   *Pak Choi

   *Cilantro
   *Beets

   *and more!

Veggielution now accepts EBT!


Contact Us

www.veggielution.org
info@veggielution.org
(408) 634-FARM (3276)



June Workday Schedule

**Workday Schedule Change**
Starting June 23, we will cancel Wednesday and Friday workdays due to our Dig Crew program.

Tuesday, Thursdays, Friday
8:30a - 12:30p
(Friday workday cancelled
starting June 23)

Wednesdays
2:00p - sunset

(Wednesday workday cancelled
starting June 23)


Saturdays
Workday: 10:00a - 12:30p
Potluck Lunch: 12:30p


More Workday Info

 



Farm Tours

Farm tours are now available every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 10:00am. This months tours will be held on Saturday, June 9th and Saturday, June 23rd. Join us and get the low down on the whole farm, from the people who know it best.

Local Foodie Employment

-Little Chef Counter is looking for friendly folks to serve up fantastic cullinary creations. Contact: Steven@LittleChefCounter.com



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-Little Bee Pops is looking for a few Pop Stars (i.e. Summer Apprentices) to help us out this summer. Click here for more.

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State of the Farm

With the beginning of the summer upon us work has picked up at the farm. Having planted our first succession of summer crops it now becomes a race to kick back the weeds and watch our favorite summer veggies grow. The first week in June also marks the beginning of our weekly Farm Box Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

Continue Reading the State of the Farm

Tommy Pierson
Interim Farm Manager



Farm Box: Sponsor Share

We are still looking for a few more individuals or families to buy Sponsor Shares from our Farm Box program. These dedicated Sponsor Share CSA supporters help us to provide 30 low-cost family boxes filled with fresh, local and sustainable veggies throughout Summer and Fall.

Sponsor Shares cost $750 and include a weekly large box filled with a variety of seasonal vegetables from June 5 through November 6.


Apply for a Sponsor Share by emailing your name, phone number, and address to info@veggielution.org.

 
Learn More about the Farm Box Sponsor Share

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Art in the Garden
June 23, 2-4pm, $10

Get inspired! Every 4th Saturday of the month we will be holding art classes at the farm, with each class focused on a different theme. The first class will be about basic approaches to responding artistically to your natural surroundings, basic drawing and design technique, and basic selective technique.

What to bring: pencil, paper, hard surface to work on, eraser, (if you need, something to sit on: towel, blanket, camping stool, etc). All additional mediums welcome. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please pay the facilitator at the beginning of class. All experience levels are welcome.

Learn more about our upcoming events
 


Member Giveaway

Each month Veggielution offers our members a special gift from the farm as a thank you for their support. 
 
June Giveaway: FREE Pepper plants: Anaheim or Pablano. You can pick up your plant at our stand at the San Pedro Square Farmer's Market on Fridays 10am-2pm or our farmstand at Emma Prusch, from 10am-2pm on any Saturday.



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Group Team Building

We are now offering group workday packages for groups up to 80 people! A beautiful day of working outdoors on our 2-acre farm is an educational and exciting team building opportunity. Your group will work on various farm projects while learning about sustainable agriculture and organic farming concepts. Join us in by getting your hands in the soil, connecting with the land, and tasting the fruits of your labor!

Click here to learn more.


 

 

 




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