An Interview With La...

I sat down with LaManda Joy to talk to her about her new book, Starting a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook from Timber Press. Alexandra: Why did you write another book? LaManda: Because people knew of my involvement with Peterson Garden Project and the American Community...

Tips for Grewbies – ...

When we were in planting mode a few months back, I did at least a dozen Grewbie 101 classes across all the gardens. My colleagues did a lot, as well. I can’t speak for them, but I’d like to remind you of how I closed each class: You will make mistakes – some things won’t grow. BE NICE...

Block Captain Duties...

For those of you who have followed The Peterson Garden Project since our inception in 2010, you know this movement is inspired by the Victory Gardens of WW2. What you might not know is that in 1942, during the first summer of WW2, 500 community gardens were built in three months. This...

Plant Sale + Bake Sa...

May 11-13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily 4642 N. Francisco (at the Francisco Brown Line Stop) Wondering where to get rare, organic, heirloom tomato seedlings? Want to talk to master gardeners or certified Square Foot Gardening instructors before making a purchase? Then join us for our annual...

Advice For Our Grewb...

Your first year gardening can be exciting and a little intimidating. Our goal is to teach you the basics of food growing and be there for you as you get over the GREWBIE hump… THERE ARE NO DUMB QUESTIONS! And we’re looking forward to answering them all for you. Here’s a few tips and ideas to...