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“My name is Jenna Balfe. I have been volunteering at Little RIver Farm since late summer 2011. I am a dancer, videographer, artist, teacher, entrepeneur and serious bike commuter. Miami is my hometown and my family has been here . . . → Read More: Meet Jenna!
Open call for volunteers this Saturday, July 28th! I’m hoping to get a small group together to do a little weeding, mulching between newly planted beds of cover crop and some pruning at our big garden in North Miami. To avoid the blazing afternoon . . . → Read More: Volunteer Day, Saturday July 28th
Crystal was one of the most dedicated volunteers I’ve ever met; she called me weekly to check for volunteering opportunities and would stay until the bitter end of a work day. Sadly for me, but for awesome for her, she’s in Alaska this summer and I miss her company in the garden.
The Little River Market Garden is made up of two small urban lots and they have been strategically designed to be managed as a one man show, but the truth is, from the beginning I’ve had volunteers helping with everything from starting seedlings to weeding to putting up fences and mulching. Sure there are . . . → Read More: Meet some of the Volunteers
The Little River Market Garden is expanding production space in order to grow more food for South Florida! Over the next few weeks we’ll be working on the initial phase of transformation from overgrown weeds, logs and rocks to soil building, mulching and eventually a fertile garden.
Next week, April 2nd through the 8th, . . . → Read More: Open Call for Volunteers
Day in, day out we spend the mornings with a hoe, shovel or pitch fork in hand. We are building beds and mulching paths, planting cover crops seeds and weeding. Little by little the summer is passing by and the farm is growing into an organized maze for growing vegetables in the Fall.
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We scheduled to rent a bobcat for the weekend to move tons of compost and mulch into the garden area, essentially to more than double the planting area. My week was spent running around town collecting used cardboard to block out grass and . . . → Read More: Bobcatting
Hello everyone who has expressed interest in putting in some sweat at the garden!
I’m officially scheduling the first work day.
Please RSVP if you want to come and let me know which of the jobs you’re most into working on so we can discuss tools and materials to have ready. You’ll notice there . . . → Read More: Work Day #1