Tag: community garden

What’s Growing at the Fruitful Field- Sept 2010

Collards, Haitian Spinach, Eggplant, Lemon Grass, Persian Lime Figs, Bananas, Papaya, Sweet Potato, Basil Moujean Tea, African Okra, Lagos Spinach, Beans

3rd Grade Visit- Worm Towers! More Adult Volunteers Needed

On a beautiful warm South Florida day about one hundred 3rd graders from Tedder elementary came bouncing through the gates to enjoy over an hour’s worth of learning and fun at the Garden and Fruit Forest. As you can see from the pictures below, today’s 

“Church, community take garden concept to next level”

Check out this article written by the  Methodist conference on the Parkway Tedder Community Garden and its partnering church, Parkway United Methodist.

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Leadership Workshop

Discover new ways to Celebrate Creation and Build Creative Communities A One-Day Workshop at Parkway United Methodist Church Pompano beach, FL on Saturday, January 30th 2010 from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM (including lunch) Leard how a small struggling church thought beyond their pews, developed 

Tedder Elementary School 2nd Graders Experience “the garden”!

On the morning of Tuesday November 17th 110 Second graders from Tedder Elementary lined up at school and tromped 2 blocks to the south gate of Parkway Tedder Garden.  Excited to be on a field trip and excited by so many new things literally on 

Celebration a Big Success and a New Step in Growing

We would like to thank everyone who came to our celebration this past Saturday!  Though the weather was incredibly hot and humid for October,

many of you showed up to drink lemonade under the fruit trees,

plant a food pantry garden,

put your handprints and decorations in cement stepping stones,


help honor those who made this possible

and help ladybugs fly into the banana trees.

Best of all, many of you signed up to join the garden community by taking a plot for this winter’s growing season!

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We would like to welcome our many new members to the gardening season and to community.

For those of you out there who want to be part of a lively and diverse group of folks, come grow with us!

Celebrate With Us!

Everyone is invited to see the gardens, enjoy the entertainment, refreshments and fun activities! Saturday, October 10 from 9AM-1PM See the new Food Forest and discover why it’s there. Find out what “permaculture” really is. Learn about community gardening and get gardening tips. Want a 

Trees, Paths and People

“We are doing this project in big part for people we have not met, or may never personally meet, in fact some of these people may not even be born yet– these trees are an investment in a bigger future. It’s exciting to be a 

Work Day this Saturday the 22nd

Join us on Saturday, August 22nd, to plant more trees in our urban food forest at Parkway-Tedder Community Garden!

What: Help us wrap up the Broward Beautiful grant phase of our project

When: Saturday, August 22nd, from 8:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 100 NE 44 St, Pompano Beach at Parkway United Methodist

Who: You and anyone who thinks trees are a beautiful thing!

We are happy to provide community service hours, snacks and water.

Growing in the Summer Heat

A little over a week after planting, here’s a little visual check in! After all the labors of planting, mulching, and the continuing efforts of watering the fruit trees they seem to be enjoying their job of turning dry, rocky ground into a green fragrant 

We Planted a Beautiful Food Forest

Saturday, July 18th, was a big success. All  the little citrus, mango, banana, tamarind, fig, allspice, sapote etc…. etc… got planted and were standing tall and comfortably surrounded by mulch by 12:30 pm on Saturday! Sure it was hot, dripping tropical hot, but the coolness 

Fruit Tree Arrival

Our fruit trees have arrived! Here are some photos of the gorgeous citrus trees that arrived early this morning. If you want to see the mango, banana and other fruit trees, you’ll just have to come to the garden tomorrow for the big planting!

This is definitely the week to come! If you’ve been waiting and considering coming to a workday, this is the one to come to:-) The entire garden smells of lovely citrus blossoms.

Plant Fruit Trees on July 18th!

Join us on Saturday, July 18th, to plant fruit trees and an urban food forest at Parkway-Tedder Community Garden! When: Saturday, July 18th from 8:00am to 1:00pm Location: 100 NE 44 St, Pompano Beach at Parkway United Methodist What: Plant 50 citrus trees and 90