Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Block Party: October 2013

Loving our new community garden sign, thanks to students from MICA!

This past Saturday, October 5th, we had a great time at the 3rd annual Boone Street Block Party. 

Special thanks to farm manager Cheryl Carmona, farm assistants Rosa, Eden, Dana, Natanya, Ryan, Wardell, Clarissa, and Christian, community gardeners Ms. Jeanine, Ms. Wanda, Ms. Vera, and Arnold Joo, our neighbor and grill chef Neale, Chessie for DJ'ing, Cheryl's parents for making cupcakes and goodie bags for the kids and so much work setting up and breaking down, and our MICA assistants for painting our new community garden sign. And of course to all of our other neighbors, community gardeners, friends, and supporters for attending. Aliza took these photos and is writing this blog post.

What kind of fun did we have?

Baltimore Showstoppers Marching Band
(check out a video here)

Neighborhood Trash Assessment surveys

Self-Guided Farm Tours


Facepainting for kids

Screening of 'Soul Food Junkies'

Lots of food!


Friends and fun!

Don't forget that you can click the photos to enlarge and see a photo slideshow. 

Farm manager Cheryl and neighbor/farm assistant Eden

Farm manager Cheryl, CSA member Crawford, and Cheryl's fabulous mom, Monica

Cilantro, butternut squash, and okra

Butternut squash and okra

Butternut squash, kale, sweet potatoes, and compost bins 
(you can barely see the giant wall of tomatoes in the background)

Baltimore Showstoppers Marching Band

Check out a video here: 

That's our farm assistant Rosa waving hi in the video

In the evening, Cheryl showed 'Soul Food Junkies'


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