School Yard Garden in Inner City DC

 
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 1 donation
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 1 donation
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 1 donation
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 6 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    New Seedlings for a New Year
    By - Kim Lyons - Assistant Director of Development
    The beginning of January in Washington, DC has proven to be a cold one.  We have been able to purchase 'grow lights' to plant 600 tomato & pepper seedlings inside.  What are we going to do with 600 seedlings?  They are going to become a part of our food distribution at the 8 elementary schools where we...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 1 donation
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 4 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    A source of production and vehicle for education
    By - Carlos Martin del Campo - Communications Intern
    Thank you to all our staff, supporters, and volunteers for making Martha’s Table’s greenhouse a reality! It’s the meeting point between Martha’s Table’s Food and Nutrition Program and the Education Programs as it serves as both a source of production and as a vehicle for education! The goal is...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 24 donations
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    The Future of the Greenhouse
    By - Daniela Rodriguez - Communications Intern
    The Greenhouse has been a wonderful addition to Martha’s Table. In the next few months, there are two main goals for its evolution. The first is production. We want to focus on growing several types of vegetables and herbs that will be used in our food program to provide healthy and fresh food to those in...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    The Greenhouse Has Arrived!
    By - Ilana Nagib - Development Intern
    Spring is time to celebrate! Martha’sTable staff and volunteers are happy to announce that our greenhouse has been built! We would like to thank all of our supporters and volunteers who helped us develop this amazing project thus far. Because of you, we have reached our first milestone, which was to build the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    The Greenhouse is Taking Shape!
    By - Kristine Jensen - Development & Volunteer Coordinator
    We’re happy to report that our greenhouse project has evolved and is making great progress since we wrote last! Keeping the theme of “going local” we have partnered with Garden Resources of Washington to help us select a pre-fab greenhouse model, and we hope to have our decision finalized in the next few...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has made updates to their project page.
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Going Green, Literally!
    By - Kristine Jensen - Development & Volunteer Coordinator
    In the world of gardening, winter is a time for rest—but not for the school yard garden team at Martha’s Table. Winter will be very busy preparing for the installation of the new greenhouse in the spring! The greenhouse project is evolving, and we have enlisted the help of an intern to research our many options...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 106 donations
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Plans for the Future
    By - Kimberly Briley - Assistant Director of Development
    This summer has been very busy at Martha's Table.  We have had some staff changes and welcome back an old employee, Demetri Recachinas.  Demetri left Martha's Table a few years ago and has been hired back as the Assistant Director of the Food Program.  Demetri has a vision for the greenhouse and said that...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Greenhouse Plans are Underway!
    By - Kim Lyons - Assistant Director of Development
    As mentioned in my previous update, we are planning on creating a garden greenhouse where our school yard garden used to be.  Plans are underway and construction should be starting soon.  There are many benfits to building the greenhouse and we can't wait to share photos of the completed project.  After doing...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Garden: Under Construction!
    By - Kim Lyons - Development Manager
    We have passed the half way mark to our goal for the Inner City Garden.  Over the past few years we have learned some best practices with what it takes to maintain a successful garden cultivated by our children in the daycare program.  Our first lesson learned is that we need to make the outside, inside.  How...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Cooler Weather Approaches
    By - Kim Lyons - Development Manager
    As the cooler weather approches we are preparing the garden for the winter.  We have big garden plans for next year, we are working on a partnership with Penn State to build a green house for the garden.  This is just an initial idea and we will keep you posted on the results. For now we are focused on winter...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 15 donations
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Not So Secret Garden
    By - Anne Esber - Food Program Intern, Martha's Table
    For the past 2 years, the kids at Martha’s Table have been using their green thumbs in the flourishing “Not-So-Secret Garden”.  Hidden behind a wall of latticed planters, lies a beautiful garden full of growing vegetables, flowers, and herbs.  As you pass through the lattice fence of ivy, under...
    • 3 years ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Spring Is Just Around the Corner
    By - Kimberly Lyons - Development and Volunteer Manager
    Spring is just around the corner and Martha's Table is preparing of another successful year of planting and harvesting. We are also gearing up to teach the children in our programs about the importance of health and nutrition.  April 10th is our start date for the 2011 Garden Project.  On Sunday, April 10th...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Celebrating Successes of the Summer
    By - Kimberly Lyons - Development and Volunteer Manager
    As reported in our last update, we implemented a new garden curriculum this past summer, educating the children in our educations programs from 3 to 7 years old.  Our farm and garden intern worked tirelessly with the teachers and staff to create a usable curriculum filled with photos and and garden...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 16 donations
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Action in the Garden
    By - Kimberly Lyons and Maggie Assad - Development Manager and Development Intern
    Planting season is among us again, and Martha's Table is kicking off spring with the children in our pre-school classrooms. The Food Program Manager, Demetri Recachinas and the Children's Program teachers have created a curriculum that suits the needs of our children from 3 to 7 years old. The Food Program has also...
    • 4 years ago
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC posted a progress report
    Successes of This Year and Preparing the Garden for Next Year
    By - Kimberly Lyons - Development Manager
    Martha's Table's first season cultivating the school yard garden was a success! Students were able to plant, cultivate, harvest and learn about the plants and herbs. We had plenty of visitors to our garden including, Sam Kass, White House Chef and Alice Waters, Chef, Author of Edible School Yard Garden and head of the...
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has received 21 donations
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  • School Yard Garden in Inner City DC has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Martha's Table

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.marthastable.org

Project Leader

Kimberly Lyons

Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of School Yard Garden in Inner City DC