Tuesday, September 16th, 6pm at the Binghamton Urban Farm
At the Binghamton Urban Farm we have been preparing the ground on Varick for a small diverse orchard. We will be planting in the Spring and are looking for your input. At this design session we will go over the several design drafts and outline of goals this year’s VINES summer youth employees came up with. We will brainstorm how to use elements of these drafts in the final design as well as begin thinking about what the final design of the orchard will look like.
Hope to see you there.
Any questions please email email@example.com, or call (607) 232-3582.
Distributing a farm share to a happy customer
Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES) launched Binghamton Farm Share in 2013 in partnership with Healthy Lifestyles Coalition. The program makes fresh vegetables from local farms more accessible to residents of all incomes, while supporting local farmers.
Binghamton Farm Share distributes affordable boxes of fresh vegetables weekly in various Binghamton neighborhoods.
VINES is seeking a motivated intern to provide assistance to the Binghamton Farm Share program. This intern will engage with the Binghamton community while increasing their knowledge about food, agriculture, nutrition, and community food systems. This is an unpaid position; credit is available through BU or BCC. To apply, please review the full position description here and then send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due September 12th and the position starts soon after.
Want to keep growing produce into the winter? Alan Steinberg, experienced vegetable gardener, will teach us how to extend your growing season.
Sign up today for our Season Extension on a Budget workshop: Saturday August 16th @ 10:30am. The workshop will be held at the Mather Street Community Garden, 26 Mather St Binghamton. Space is limited – register online at: http://www.vinesgardens.org/events/season-extension-on-a-budget/ or by calling 205-8108.
- Learn various methods and to utilize salvaged materials
- Get easy and cost-effective techniques!
- Enjoy a hands-on workshop and learn a valuable skill
- Great for children 12 and up (with a parent!)