Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse

Weekly News, 10.21.20

Hello,

If you caught our Greenhouse Production Manager’s “Meet the Staff” article last week, you saw that her gardening advice was to “plant what makes you happy”. Well we’ve done just that in the recent months by starting a greenhouse produce program. It truly makes me so happy! I am doing a happy dance just like the silly squirrel below. Last week we started harvesting some of the greenhouse crops, and I’ve been eating amazing salads like this one here!



We hope that you stop by soon to enjoy the freshness too, and help us to spread the word!

Here’s what’s going on this week:

  • we’re offering a limited supply of fresh produce boxes this week. Orders have to be placed ahead of time online, and pickup options are this Saturday or Sunday between 10am-12pm.
  • fall bulbs have arrived, including daffodils, tulips and more.
  • our 8″ fall mums are in full bloom and on sale, 3 for $18. Fall and Halloween decor is now 60% OFF!
  • Maddison is teaching us about what we can be working on in the garden this fall and winter in the Ecological Gardening class tomorrow night. There is a virtual option for those who can’t make it in person.
  • fun family activities this weekend include a gardening for birds class this Saturday. All children will make a bird seed ornament to take home. Also up this Sunday is another addition of the popular sugar skull pumpkin painting workshop.
  • Russ, Katlynn and I will be at the Fall Fest at the Terminal in the Strip District this Sunday, October 25 from 11-3pm. We’ll have a few tables there with our fresh produce, wine, and more. There will also be other great local vendors, as well as a Halloween costume contest. Learn more here.

Enjoy the rest of your week and the warm weather!

Take Care
Melanie

 

We are nearing the end of the growing season, but there still is plenty that you can do to give yourself a head start on next year’s season!   Join Maddison Perzel, Bedner’s Education and Events Coordinator, for a discussion on ecological fall gardening and how you can maximize your efforts out in the garden.  She’ll talk about the benefits of keeping those precious leaves that are cluttering up your yard and give you a few project ideas to tackle over the winter.  We all need some inspiration and projects to work on as the days get shorter and winter gets closer!

Have a gardening question? Stick around after the presentation to get your questions answered and enjoy the private shopping experience in the greenhouse!

Part of our 2020 Gardening Series, an after-hours gardening workshop or seminar, along with some time to mingle and shop the greenhouse. Wine will be available if you choose to enjoy a glass or bottle with friends. All attendees will receive a $10 coupon (off $40 or more) valid for one (1) week after the class.

5:30 PM Social Preview

6:00 PM Workshop Begins

6:30 – 7:30 PM Private Shopping Session

– Online registration and pre-payment is required.

A virtual option is available for those who are unable to attend in person. We will email you the meeting link.

Register Here
 

Other Upcoming Events:

Saturday, October 24 @ 1pm
Gardening for the Birds: A Family Class

Sunday, October 25 @ 10am
Sugar Skull Pumpkin Painting

Thursday, October 29 @ 5:30pm
All About Growing Garlic

Saturday, October 31 between 1-3pm
All Ages Paint Your Own Pumpkin

Thursday, November 5 @ 5:30pm
Holiday Amaryllis

Saturday, November 7 @ 11am
The Milk Jug Greenhouse
Click Here to Learn More & Register!
 

Sunflower Sprouts

  • a hearty texture with a nutty flavor and hint of lemon
  • the same protein as lean chicken (25%)
  • rich in vitamins A, D, E and the B complex, including folate
  • high in zinc for a boost to the immune system
  • use this superfood on a sandwich, in a wrap, in a salad, instead of zucchini in zucchini bread, juiced, on a pizza, in quiche
  • available this week in our produce department
 
 
 
 
 
 
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