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1st Farm My Yard Newsletter – Winter 2014

Winter 2014 – Farm My Yard! CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS Help us make a difference in our community. Hi there, Welcome to the first Farm My Yard newsletter. You signed up a while back and if you no longer want to receive these – please unsubscribe below. That said – welcome aboard! I started Farm My Yard a couple years ago – by building a website, starting a FB fan page and also a Twitter account. That has led to some press, and a few people who wanted to see Farm My Yard take off. We had a sign design contest! I held a sign-making party for my birthday in a community garden I helped start which was a blast. And, are you hearing a pattern here? The pattern is the word “I”. And, I realize that I can’t do this alone and so I am reaching out to You! If…

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Farming Brenda’s Yard

Brenda’s Yard Thanks to Justin of InTownAg for his work in getting this yard going in SE Portland! Wow, has this been a fun process.  It’s been a few years now and Brenda’s daughter is now selling produce from the yard at the local farmers’ market and I think wants to become a nutritionist 🙂  The yard has produced well – and the family is eating from the garden.