Year: 2011

Sweet potatoes are in and so are their greens!

We have been busy harvesting both sweet potatoes and sweet potato greens.  The greens can be enjoyed by simply sauteing them like spinach with olive oil and garlic, or use the greens instead of spinach in your favorite spinach dish! Sweet potato greens lasagna, anyone? We have delivered over 200 pounds of sweet potato greens Read More …

Our Online Auction is Now Open!

Let the bidding begin! Now that our Annual Harvest Supper & Silent Auction is just a few weeks away, it is time to head over to our Online Auction site at Bidding for Good and check out the great items that will be featured in our live event on September 10th. Even if you can’t Read More …

The story of George Longbottom the Caterpillar

Here is a blog entry from one of our youth volunteers who ended up with a new friend after bringing dill home from Red Wiggler! Here’s the story of yet another caterpillar, this one named George Longbottom… We got some dill at Red Wiggler.  The next thing we knew, George was our guest, happily munching Read More …

New Red Wiggler Video!

Thanks to our friends from RyanIsHungry, we now have a great video featuring us and what we do: [iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/26379452?title=0&portrait=0 549 309]

New Weed Warriors at Red Wiggler!

Greetings from Carly, one of Red Wiggler’s four interns!  I’ve been here one month already (time flies!), much of which has been spent weeding.  Johnson grass, pigweed, lambs’ quarters, torn out and tossed into grassy aisles on a daily basis on a seemingly never-ending cycle.  Even though these persistent little guys always seem to grow Read More …

Early Season Slideshow

Take a look at what we’ve been up to so far this season! We’ve planted over 940 tomatoes, broken ground on our 3,000+ square foot Multipurpose Farm Building and Greenhouse and so much more!

Construction Begins as Growing Season Begins!

  Last week we began construction on our much needed program building and greenhouse project! The 3,000 square foot space will transform our programs and the people who interact with the farm in so many different ways. Concrete for the footers was poured last week. We are planning to hold a special event in late Read More …

New Building and Green House Update

Last week we held our Pre Construction meeting here on the farm with our General Contractor, Architect, Engineers and the Project Management team. The new building with green house will allow us to run programs year round! We expect to move in next winter and begin utilizing the green house for the 2012 season. We Read More …