Friday, September 10, 2010

Produce Exchange -Sunday Sept 12 – Lori’s house - 10065 Darling Road

A Big "Thank You" to Tina for volunteering their Robeks Fruit Smoothies location as the setting for our last exchange. The complementary samples of wheat grass and fruit smoothies were yummy too!

There were over 35 people that contributed the following: Dog treats, tomatoes, more tomatoes, lemons, oranges, cherry tomatoes, Holly Hobby seeds, tangerines, herbs, orange zest, basil, parsley, cactus, hot peppers, avocados, figs, cucumbers, purple onions, yellow squash, zucchini, kale, eggplant, lettuce, black grapes, peaches, carrots, chives, Anaheim chiles, lemons, bananas, grapefruit, mint, flowers, plant cuttings, blackberry plant, and succulents.

Thank you one and all - whether you were on the giving or receiving end or both ! What a great community of gardeners and gatherers !

We got some press in the new magazine Natural Awakenings available around town in doctors offices, yoga studios and at the YMCA.

You’re invited to the Sustainable Landscape Workshop on Saturday, September 11th at the University of California Cooperative Extension offices in Ventura .  This workshop is free but registration is required. If you wish to attend, email Leah Haynes, , the Master Gardener Program Coordinator.

Green Thumb and the City of Ventura are partnering for the Fall Composting Workshop on Oct 16, 2010, 10 am - Noon at  Green Thumb Nursery, 1899 S. Victoria Ave, Ventura
For further information call (805) 652-4584  
805/652-4525 •

And last, but not least ........... Does anyone have any extra Mailing labels or Adhesive Name tags ?

Hope to see some of your smiling faces this Sunday at noon. Don't forget to bring your own bag or basket.