Grace Garden Update – Spring 2017

The winter growing season has been prolific! The cold nights and sunny days have given us a bug and disease free growing season. We have had a steady crop of kale, collard greens, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, peas and lots of fragrant winter herbs. Over the past few months we have been working on a new project, partnering with the City of Atlantic Beach, The Clinton Foundation Health Matters Initiative, Jacksonville University, and Atlantic Beach Urban Farms to bring a weekly farmers market to Mayport residents. Mayport has been identified as a “food desert” by the USDA; indicating a [...]

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Grace Garden – Fall and Winter Vegetables

The Grace Garden is in its third planting season of 2015. The fall and winter gardens are the most prolific of all the seasons here in Florida and will soon be abundant with autumn vegetables to fill our pantries! After 6 weeks of solarization, the boxes are now being uncovered and planted. We have sown […]

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