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The Community Kitchen Garden in 2011

Supported in part by a $15,000 grant from The CarMax Foundation.

A short video about the Community Kitchen Garden in 2011

 

May 30, 2011
Welcome to the Community Kitchen Garden!

 

 

May 30, 2011
We're anticipating the zucchini harvest in just 60 days.

 

 

May 30, 2011

The squash need heavy watering right now in order to maintain moisture.

 

 

May 30, 2011

It's about time to harvest the yellow squash. They're looking good!

 

 

May 30, 2011

The tomato plants are thriving as well! It's important to tie the tomato plants to enable future growth.

 

 

May 30, 2011

As you can see, there are many rows of tomatoes growing in the Community Kitchen Garden.

 

 

May 30, 2011

Tom Brinda, Director of Horticulture, demonstrates "how to" tie back the tomatoes.

                                                           

             

                                                                                         

May 30, 2011

Another view of Tom Brinda tying a tomato plant.

                                        

 

                                                     

May 30, 2011

The Community Kitchen Garden thrives each year because of amazing and dedicated volunteers.

                                                                                                          

 


June 7, 2011

The zucchini are still growing...

 

 

June 7, 2011

Here's an up close view of the tomato cages...

 

 

June 7, 2011

The drip irrigation system works well for the tomato plant because they only like to "get their feet wet."

 

 

June 7, 2011

The tomatoes have grown since just last week!

 

 

June 7, 2011

It looks so nice and cozy down here...

 

 

June 7, 2011

It's lookin' like they're almost ready. By July, they should be ready for harvest!  

 

June 20, 2011

Harvest Update: 671 lbs of yellow squash & zucchini delivered to Feedmore's Community Kitchen.

 

June 23, 2011

Each day the zucchini plants get bigger and bigger.

 

 

June 23, 2011

Take a look from down here...

 

 

            

June 23, 2011

Nope, not zucchini! These are the squash...

 

 

June 23, 2011

A close up of the tomatoes...you can see they're doin' well, too!

July 2, 2011

Tomatoes....the first red beefsteaks!

July 2, 2011

Tomatoes & zucchini -- this delivery was over 500 lbs.