Prefect weather has arrived and what a time to live outside. Lots of seed available to load the table. Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant. Chioggi Beets. Purple Vienna Kohl Rabi. Little Finger Carrots to start. Siberia kale. Arugula. Florida broad leaf mustard. Spinach / Mustard. Red Giant Mustard already up and loaded. Tours of farm between 1 and 2pm usually. Farm equipped with plenty of opportunities to learn skillsets in Community self-reliance. Better health begins with dinner. … [Read more...] about All Parts Adding to One
The farm could use your help. The Last Organic Outpost Nonprofit is a project based all volunteer organization with no paid staff. Voluteers are needed to manage students service days and school tours. The farm is scheduling school events on Fridays. Contact us via email to join the list. Farm new hours of operations starting next week will be 9til4pm Friday and Saturday October 21st. Farm will be closed Sunday thru Thursday. Every Sunday you can find Last Organic Outpost at the Eastend … [Read more...] about Urban Farming Building Community Resources
While you were away much as been done to load a land with plenty. Three varieties of Orential spinach have been planted in various spaces. Driving toward a fall salad mix. As of date Siberia kale has been replanted along with Arugula. Red Giant. Florida broad leaf mustard. Thanks to two hard working Girl Scouts a order of seed has been ordered from Johnny's seed. Sights are set on Wonder beets. … [Read more...] about To Touch the Sky
Join the effort to address food insecurities by building a food security plan for neighborhoods. Aligned with necessary resources fruit trees can be planted. Soil built and seed laid. With the wide diversity of culture the experience of eating could truly grow by Embracing a large variety of seasonal crops grown throughout the world of similar climates. … [Read more...] about The Experience is Growing
Every week the farm is delivering opportunity to build skillsets. A lineup of projects are possible with the cooler weather coming. Planting fall and winter greens. Composting blends using chicken waste. Fish and fungi composting. Aquaponics planting soon arriving. Seed starts using ebb and flow automatic watering system. School outing are filling up the calendar with University of Houston. Rice University. St. Thomas students. Yes Prep and St. John's. Yes Prep day of service September 21st … [Read more...] about Fall and Winter Planting Workshop with Ray Sher and Gary Edmondson Saturday September 17th 2til4pm.
Saturday marked a forward movement in the efforts for community self-reliance. The 275 gallon claifier hadn't enough capacity to handle the 11,000 gallon fish tank. Ryan Niles secured 2ea. 330 gallon totes from Jetlube with the help of Gregg and Sherry. Rudy Vara sponsored the project purchasing the material and providing the transportation. The Farm used Cox Hardware in Eastend to purchase the material. The claifier is used to backflush the zeolite filter. Fish waste collects in the filter … [Read more...] about One Step Closer. A Wheel of Sustainability coming full Circle.
This Saturday starting at 8am and running to 4 pm the farm experience continues. Plenty to do to prepare for the fall planting. Weeding. Address the needs of the aquaponics project. Making beds. The Emile Street Community Educational Farm project is moving into gear ramping up a opportunity to load the fields. Handling a full range of projects that cover a wheel to sustainablity. The farm has a 4500 gallon water catchment system that acts as a reservoir for the 11,000 gallon fish tank. … [Read more...] about Labor Day Weekend Farm Journey