Here's Stacie at the VPG table talking about our programs to one of the students.
What: People in the community donating their excess produce of fruits and vegetables from their garden to benefit the homeless, low income people, senior citizens, and working poor.
When: Drop off Monday through Saturday, 9am-5pm.
Where: Vallejo People’s Garden, 1055 Azuar Drive, Mare Island, CA 94592
Why: To share what you have with people who are most in need and to reduce food waste.
For more information, call or e-mail Vallejo People’s Garden at (707) 733-3874 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vegetables and fruits collected will be bagged for distribution among different shelters and community organizations serving the elderly, the poor and the homeless.
On Friday, we had the young members of the Vallejo People's Garden harvest and taste--some for the very first time--like Baby Michael, the sugar snap peas we're growing at the garden.
Julie reaching for more sugar snap peas. She couldn't eat just one.
Julie caught with a mouthful of sugar snap peas.
Today was Nick's last day with us before moving to West Virginia. He's been with us since the garden's inception and we're going to miss his constant presence at the garden. Nick (in white shirt) and Cesar building a hoop house where we'll put our starts and seeds in. Thanks Nick for all your help! We'll miss you!
Harry presenting his 'unusual' vegetable during our Board Meeting: sin qua, which means “silk gourd”. One of the many uses of the sin qua can be as a sponge when you peel the outer layer of the vegetable.
Here's the dish that Harry made using sin qua. It was yummy!