Mar 12

Edible Gardens Classes for 2018

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 11:01 AM by Allan Warren

Grace Elgar-Wood Franklin Community Garden
Grace Elgar-Wood enjoying ?the fruit trees Franklin Park Community Garden.

Harvest Pierce County, Pierce County Public Works and Franklin Pierce School District are coordinating to host the sixth year of the Edible GardensWorkshop Series. With eight different workshop topics taught in five different locations, you’ll surely be able to find one that suits your goals for this growing season. Want to learn how to grow an amazing garden all in containers? Curious about a pesky bug that’s been eating your vegetables? Take a peak at one of the free Edible Gardens classes near you and chances are you’ll find what you’re looking for. Classes are all designed specifically for Pierce County’s unique garden growing assets and are the perfect boost to seasoned and new gardeners alike.

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Dec 11

Veggie Co-op Season Recap

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 3:38 PM by Allan Warren

Coop Members This was an amazing year for our Veggie Co-op program! Our co-op members worked through the wettest spring on record and then some of the hottest summer days we’ve seen. It was a season to remember and all that hard work paid off with incredible veggies going straight to the Franklin Pierce School District

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Nov 30

Harvest Pierce County Farm Foundations Training

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 11:41 AM by Allan Warren

Farming in TutusHarvest Pierce County is excited to announce the launch of a new program at the farm this year. Aimed at those interested in learning more about farming and agriculture, this program will incorporate both classroom learning and hands on skill development. Most farm internships or training programs require a large time commitment, making them inaccessible for many folks. This program will look to bridge that gap by offering the foundations of farming in a once a week format. The program will begin mid-February and run through October. If you or someone you know is interested in participating, please contact Madeleine Spencer at madeleines@ for an application.