Are your garden hoses lead-free? Most commercially available hoses contain lead, which breaks down and merges into water, especially when left in the sun. Read more at this link. This helpful list from SCARCE will help locate where you can pick up a lead-free hose (or two). As organic growers, we imagine we’re all hoping to minimize contaminants.
FREE Gardening Classes
We’re excited to announce 3 free gardening classes. See this link for more details. We hope to see you there!
Good Food Fest
Mark your calendar for the Good Food Festival on March 13 – 15. Stay tuned for the full schedule and line-up of speakers. Thursday focuses on financing, Friday focuses on trade, school food and policy, and Saturday offers a wide range of themes for everyone! Saturday night brings the CSA Farmer Talent Show at Chicago’s Hideout. Kim will again MC this FUN event.
We hope everyone’s healthy and staying snuggly warm!
Kim and Rachel