The Burning Kumquat Blog

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The Call of the Kumquarterly

It’s that time of year again: time to submit articles for our newsletter! If you have pictures from a workday or stories from a farm visit, please share them with us. We also accept...

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An Awesome Project!

Joseph Ostafi, a friend of the farm, is working on a really cool project to build a rooftop garden in downtown STL. Check out his plans here!

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Kathleen Logan Smith – Feb. 27

We’re honored to be welcoming Kathleen Logan Smith, Director of Environmental Policy at the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, to our next big meeting. She’ll be in talking to us about food and farming...

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Looking for a summer job?

The Burning Kumquat is currently searching for 2-3 students to help with our summer farm activities. If you love working with kids, we’ve got a camp director position for you. If you just want...

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Learn About It: Food Systems

The lovely folks of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future are offering a free online course examining U.S. food systems through a public health lens. For more details on the class, check...

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A Message From Earthdance

Are you a graduating ‘quatter on the hunt for a post-college job, or a friend of the farm looking for some food-related employment? We’ve got good news for you–Earthdance Farms is hiring! They’ve got...

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Big News on the Garden

We are just forty dollars away from our goal of becoming a real, USDA-approved farm this year. To meet the definition of a real farm, we have to sell $1000 or more worth of...

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You’re Invited

Hullo all – you are invited to this weekend’s great event: The Hoedown! Details are on the flier, or you can head over to our facebook event.

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11/3: WrKdAy

Come to the farm this Saturday, from 1:00 – 3:00! In celebration of this week’s Sustainable Cities event hosted by WashUs Office of Sustainability, we will be hosting a SUPER SUSTAINABLE workday. So basically...

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Halloween Meeting with WUchurned

Hullo all – this Wednesday, 10/31, we’ll be having a special Halloween big meeting with WUchurned, washu’s one and only butter churning club. (Their logo? “We do butter better.” Yah, it’s gonna be fun.)...