Category Archives: Reflections

The new year

Like with the coming of every new year, of every new season, there is the anticipation of a fresh beginning. As is the the case with us here at CGC! About to embark on our third season of existence, we … Continue reading

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The Dream Team

What do you get when you combine hummus, crayons, and laughter? A wealth of dreams. Last week, just hours before our CGC team was to embark across the country to join families for the Thanksgiving holiday, we hosted a meeting … Continue reading

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Conferences!

Antioch student coordinators and faculty just returned from the North American Association for Environmental Education annual conference in Oakland, CA. We travelled across the country to teach other educators about CGC and to share ideas with similar organizations. We hosted … Continue reading

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First Annual Harvest Fest

After the second full season of CGC, we hosted our first ever end-of-season celebration…Harvest Fest! Held at the Keene Rec Center, all 6 of the sites taking part in CGC came together to represent both their successes and challenges from … Continue reading

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Building the first garden beds!

A pile of lumber, a hill of soil, a good supply of power drills, shovels, and buckets—garden bed building season has officially begun for CGC! We recently held our final workshop of the season at the Keene Housing Authority Building … 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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