Halloworkday

halloworkday

We will be having our šŸŽƒ Halloworkday šŸŽƒ this Saturday, October 31, from 10am to 1pm on the Burning Kumquat farm. Join us for our final harvest and some Halloween fun! We encourage you to wear your favorite costume.

Paw-paw Picking Expedition

pawpawWe will have a Paw-Paw Picking Expedition in Forest Park this Wednesday, September 30, where we will meet at 6:30 pm, in the Butterfly Garden. In addition to Paw-paws,Ā  we’ll discover sunchokes, persimmon and apple trees. Following the event, there may be an Okra Dinner with the extra okra we harvested.

The paw-paw (scientific name Asimina triloba) is aĀ nativeĀ fruit of St. Louis and usually ready for harvest in August and September. They are usually eaten raw either by itself or blended into baked desserts, ice cream, pancakes or smoothies. The fruits grow on trees that commonly grow in floodplains and shady bottomlands. Paw-paw flowers are pollinated by insects.

Campfire and Workday Labor Day weekend

campfire

Join us for a campfire this Saturday, September 5 at 8 pm on the Burning Kumquat. We will be roasting veggies and marshmallows, and making s’mores. Feel free to bring a song, poem, or instrument to play or just come hang out with us.

We will also be having our weekly workday on Monday, September 7, from 10 am to 1 pm at the Burning Kumquat. Find our farm on Wallace Drive, behind the Alumni House.

Thank you to everyone who came to our welcome meeting yesterday!

Workday postponed to June 15

UPDATE: Workday will be postponed to Monday, June 15 at 5 pm due to rainy weather.

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We will be having a workday on Sunday, June 14th from 11 am to 1 pm at the Burning Kumquat. Feel free to join us (or leave if you can’t stay the entire time) anytime during the period.

We will be harvesting peas, swiss chard, kale, and the herbs basil, cilantro, and parsley, as well as around two dozen raspberries.

Old North City Farmer’s Market and June 7 Workday

old north city farmers market

We will be selling our produce at the Old North City Farmer’s Market on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am to 1 pm. Our farm manager will start harvesting at 8:30 am, so feel free to drop by anytime before or during the farmer’s market.

Kale, Swiss chard, arugula, lettuce, peas, cilantro, parsley, basil, spinach, turnips and beets may be harvested.

We will also be having our weekly workday Sunday, June 7 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Burning Kumquat farm.

May 31 Workday

We are having a workday on Sunday, May 31th from 11 am to 1 pm at the Burning Kumquat.

We will be harvestingĀ mustard greens, arugula, chard, parsley, and cilantro. Come join us!