Author: molly

Fourth of July Recipes!

Here’s a favorite 2-part recipe from Andrea, RWCF Farm Manager, from the D.I.Y. Delicious cookbook.Potato Salad with Spicy Pickled Green Beans and Hard-Cooked Eggs4 large hard-boiled eggs 1 ½ pound potatoes 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 bunch radishes, halved and thinly sliced 1 celery rub, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced on Read More …

2017 Crew Leader & Intern Bios

We’ve got a great crew on the farm this season!  Olivia Mingora, Crew LeaderI found Red Wiggler through a friend who is a CSA member and I was immediately drawn to the concept of working with adults with developmental disabilities through farming. I hope to learn more about what it takes to run a farming Read More …

Work, Learn, and Grow with us this season!

There are so many ways to engage with Red Wiggler over the course of the season. However you engage, your interaction with us is felt and appreciated. Our mission depends on the commitment of our community to join us on the farm, interact and learn from the Growers and facilitate environmental education.Your engagement with us Read More …

#GivingTuesday 2016

Thanks to our generous community, we raised a total of $8,738 this past #GivingTuesday. We are overwhelmed by your support. The fact that we more than doubled our original goal of $4k is a testament to our community’s commitment to inclusion, mutual understanding, and caring for the earth. We are truly grateful. The giving season continues as Read More …

An Intern’s Reflection

Laura Roser was a Volunteer Intern at Red Wiggler during the summer of 2016. She is currently studying Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at University of California Davis. We are incredibly appreciative of Laura and the other Volunteer Interns for their contributions to Red Wiggler. Below is a portion of a self-reflection on her time here- we Read More …

David’s Passion for Flowers

David Ruch, RWCF Grower, has worked at Red Wiggler for 9 years. As Greenhouse Assistant, David is responsible for much of the watering and thinning of seedlings in the greenhouse. He also takes leadership roles in the field on seeding and harvesting days. But what David enjoys the most is harvesting flowers and arranging bouquets for Read More …

It’s Garlic Planting Time!

Garlic has been in use since the beginning of recorded history and was found in Egyptian pyramids and ancient Greek temples. Many cultures never in contact with each other came to the same conclusion that garlic had a place in the treatment of diseases and the maintenance of good health. We take that history to heart at Read More …

Schedule your fall visit!

Come take a tour learn about organic & sustainable farming and how our mission of being an inclusive environment drives our work. We have programs for school groups (all ages), students in LFI classrooms, groups, adult garden clubs, adult & youth volunteer groups and more. Visits occur from 9am-2pm Monday- Friday until early November. Visit Read More …

This Saturday is the Harvest Celebration! Rain or shine!

20th Annual Harvest Celebration and Silent Auction!  Saturday, September 12, 4-7pm Rain or shine TICKETS ARE ALMOST GONE! We invite our friends to come together to celebrate our 20th season, honor our growers, and acknowledge the support of our community. CELEBRATE THE HARVEST AND ENJOY Food Truck Fair with plenty of delicious choices using Red Wiggler Read More …

10 Reasons Why Red Wiggler Loves Our Volunteers

Happy National Volunteer Week! By Katie Junghans, Volunteer Coordinator It’s National Volunteer Week, and we have so many wonderful volunteers to thank for their efforts!  Just last week, Red Wiggler hosted 46 unique volunteers who helped us pot over 1100 tomato seedlings; plant out most of our bunching and storage onions, kale and collards; seed the snap and Read More …

Just Announced: 2015 Events!

Celebrate our 20th season with us!:    Farm to Fork Dinner   Saturday, June 20th An intimate evening of food and farmers, set in the fields of Red Wiggler Community Farm. *Very limited seating, filling quickly! $150/person, Register & Info       Montgomery County Farm Tour & Harvest Sale   Saturday, July 25th A county Read More …