Month: November 2020

2020 #GIVINGTUESDAY

Giving Tuesday is an important day every year, but this year carries come extra weight. Red Wiggler has had to shift our day-to-day activities, but our goal remains the same: Create fertile ground to nourish a healthy and inclusive community. This year, we have done just that by: Distributing more than 48% of our vegetables Read More …

Thank You to Rock Hill Orchard

Thank you Rock Hill Orchard for welcoming us to glean these slightly imperfect late apples! 250 lbs. to #NeighborsInNeed and a few for us too. #HappyThanksgiving #ThankYou #RockHillOrchard #harvests #apples #EatLocal #MoCoMade

#MeetTheFarmerMonday – Meet Katie!

It’s #MeetTheFarmerMonday – Meet Katie, Red Wiggler’s Volunteer and Grower Coordinator! Katie started work at Red Wiggler in the summer of 2014, and she recruits, coordinates, manages, and leads the volunteers and seasonal interns. Katie also coordinates the Grower Program and helps set and track Grower goals and works with Growers out in the fields Read More …

Eastern Bluebirds

Below, check out some very cool photos of Eastern Bluebirds that visited Red Wiggler earlier this summer/fall. The following 3 photos were captured by Bonnie (one of our CSA members and supporters). Here are some Eastern Bluebird fun facts: * Native territorial birds, only found in North America * Builds nests in birdhouses, abandoned nest Read More …

#VeggieWednesday — Carrots

It’s #VeggieWednesday – and today, it’s all about carrots! Last week, we had a really good carrot harvest in the light rain showers. Carrots are a root vegetable and the second most popular vegetable behind potatoes. Carrots are a good source of vitamin A and beta-carotene, and can be orange, white, yellow, red, or purple Read More …