After School Garden Programs Fall 2016

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Thanks to FLC Rec Services from OKCG

Thank you to the Fort Lewis College Rec Services Professional Staff and Interns who come out to plant a guild in our food forest in August!

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Healthy Microbiome Workshop - July 2016

Your Health and the Microbiomes in Your Gut & Garden -
Conservation Education Workshop July 2016

robknight_tedbooks_microbes1.jpg"It turns out that we are only 10 percent human: for every human cell that is intrinsic to our body, there are about 10 resident microbes — including commensals (generally harmless freeloaders) and mutualists (favor traders) and, in only a tiny number of cases, pathogens." - Michael Pollen

If our bodies are 90% microbes then we should be paying attention to them!

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2016 Four Corners Permaculture Convergence

"Permaculture seeks paradise...and why not?" - Bill Mollison

This year the 2016 Four Corners Permaculture Convergence was hosted by Gary & Debby Fourstar at Thunderbird Ranch.

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Film Highlighting the Manna Soup Kitchen Garden

Thanks to City of Durango TV for creating this film about what we are doing up at the Manna Soup Garden Kitchen.

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Collaboration Award Recieved

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We received the "Collaboration Award" from Celebrating Healthy Communities!

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Things are Growing Folks! Including our Manna Programs

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OKCG July Workday 2016: Peach Guild

Progress on our Permaculture Food Forest continues. This time under the experienced direction of Grant and Kathy Curry from the Permaculture Provision Project.

 

At our July Workday we planted a Peach Tree Guild!

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Herbed Kale Pesto

Kale_at_Manna_2014.JPGI don't know about you guys, but I have a TON of kale coming out of my garden right now! Aside from braising, massaging and smoothie-ing kale, I love to incorporate it into homemade sauces like pesto! This recipe is a template, so please tweak flavors to your liking!

Ingredients:

1 bunch of cilantro or parsley

2 cups de-stemmed kale (any variety)

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2016 Needham Summer Workdays

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