Category Archives: Garden Sites


Our raised bed hoop houses went up at Harper Acres just a few weeks ago.  Our inspiration was based on an idea shared by Deb Habib from Seeds of Solidarity at our workshop in April.  I collected the parts and … Continue reading

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CATCH Youth Putting Their Beds to Rest

Twelve CATCH youth pulled and picked at lingering tomato plants. Their monster pile of compost grew. Fingers enjoyed squashing tomatoes; splattering seeds clung to their clothes. As I was leaving, a group of girls asked if they could stay. “Can … Continue reading

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Open House Highlights

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon in mid-September, the Community Garden Coordinators hosted their first open house to showcase the development of two gardens in Keene. The event was open to the public and we received an audience from across the … Continue reading

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Lettuce Keep Growing!

Greetings, October! It finally feels like fall, signaling the end of many gardens for the season. Other gardens are taking advantage of season extension methods to keep on growing. At Harper Acres, participants will be learning how to set up … Continue reading

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