After yesterday's weather, who wouldn't be ready to get in the garden!??! Luckily, there are many opportunities to get involved!
Donation Requests:we could use the following:- tomato cages/stakes- manure/organic matter- potting soil- tools- seed-starting trays- shelves and lights for starting seeds- perennials (like strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries, asparagus, fruit trees, etc)- irrigation equipment (rain barrels, hoses, drip lines, etc)- flower bulbs
Upcoming Events:4-H: Every Thursday!This week, we'll be continuing work on our new top bar bee hives!
Rise Up Farms Work DayJoin us this Sunday, April 17th, 1-4pm, for a work day on the farm.
Next ELFA Meeting
All are welcome to join our next ELFA meeting on Tuesday, April 19th, 3:00-5:30 at Jubilee House, 1320 Prairie Street. Come and participate in planning for this growing season and upcoming events!
Rise up Farms 5K Fun Run/Walk
Register now for this 5k run/walk to benefit Rise Up Farms on Saturday, May 21st at 8:00am. The race will be followed with a picnic at the farm (fresh salad and veggies provided and grown on site!), and farm and barn tours. Prizes include a CSA share, or a facial. We'll also be selling tickets to raffle off a CSA share - and will draw the winner after the race!
Rise Up Farms Raffle Ticket Sales
Call to get your raffle tickets, and a chance to when a share in our CSA! Ticket prices as follows:
1 for $5
2 for $8
3 for $10
Local Maple Syrup for sale!
Rise Up Farms has a limited number of bottles left from this year's maple syrup season. Call ASAP to place your order!
Doula, DONA trained
Neighborhood Food Coordinator
Elkhart Local Food Alliance