1. We will inevitably lose a few yards each year (last year we lost 5! Heartbreaking really)
2. We will always have to find new land to convert each season (as per previous posts...)
So being in our 4th year of community engagement, we are developing quite an attachment to some of the spaces (and people) that have been around from the beginning. Here are pics of Ron's place in Mount Pleasant. Ron's been a huge supporter of our project and it has been an honour to grow veggies in his yard. His yard had such bad chafer beetle damage that we didn't need to cut the sod, just raked it up, added manure, tilled and dug the beds.
|First Season, spring 2010|
|Amazing corn that year!|
|Beautiful early season cauliflower and kale last year|
|Followed by killer bush beans and an epic monster of a volunteer sunflower|
|And just this week, a little love and ready to go|