Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Lewisburg Community Garden Merchandise

Check out Nayte Carter ’19, sporting our new merchandise! All items feature a design by Jen Partica, Garden Coordinator for the 2017 season. The design consists of a cabbage crossed by the words “share the harvest”, with “Lewisburg Community Garden Est. 2012” below the cabbage. Aprons are full-length, “one size fits all”, with two pockets, featuring the image and text in white, on a forest green background. T-shirts are 90 percent cotton, and are available in S,M,L,XL, and 2XL, featuring the image in forest green with black text on a heather grey background. The bandannas are one size, and feature […]

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Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

“Planting a seed for civic service in Susquehanna Valley”

“The Garden aspires to provide participants with opportunities that enrich their knowledge about  growing food in sustainable and environmentally friendly ways. Through educating participants in the techniques of gardening, as well as the benefits of healthy, locally grown foods, the Garden aims to expand the culture of cooperative, healthy, low-cost home gardening.” A big thanks to the Bucknellian for their coverage on civic engagement and of the Community Garden! Make sure to check out the garden and lend a helping hand as we wrap up the garden and finish some last harvesting and complete our new fence.

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Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

As American tastes quickly evolve, businesses begin to adopt a “fast fashion” strategy to keep up. Retailers such as Zara and Forever 21 churn out new clothes every week, Apple recently launched its X iPhone and has no plans to stop. Bucknell Management student Angela Ri ’19 and Engineering student Anmol Singh ’18 analyze this issue through a sustainability lens and the implications of living in a society that encourages conspicuous consumption. Presentation will focus on clothing and e-waste. Discussion will expand to cover disposable food service waste and how to have a zero-waste event.   When: Monday, October 16 at 5:30 […]

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Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Garden to Kitchen

On Sunday, September 10, the Lewisburg Community Garden hosted the Fifth Annual Locavore “Garden to Kitchen” fundraiser, and the event was absolutely amazing! The weather was stellar, and guests were able to stroll about the Garden while enjoying live music, and sampling dishes and drinks created by local vendors. 78 guests attended, and $2,100 was raised towards the Garden’s operating budget. Massive thanks are owed to the many people and businesses that supported the event, including the following: Amami Kitchen and Espresso Bar Brasserie Louis Brushstrokes Bucknell University Dining and Catering Bucknell University Facilities Civil War Cider Cow-A-Hen Farm Elizabeth’s […]

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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Community Potluck Dinner

Tomorrow, Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:00pm, we will be hosting our last potluck dinner for this season! Bring a dish to share, your own reusable plate/silverware/cup, and a chair or blanket. Besides good food and good company, we’ll have a brief demonstration on how to close your garden down for the winter. We’ll cover what plants to remove, how to add amendments such as compost or manure, cover crops, and planting garlic and other over-wintering crops. Potlucks are open to the community, so spread the word to your family and friends. Free admission for all, and everyone is welcome!

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