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March Victory Garden Class, 4 Saturdays 12-3 p.m. - Good day, There have been some problems at meetup and in speaking with a fellow urban gardener, I heard he hadn't seen any mail about my flagship class the UC Victory Garden class. I'll offer another in April, but March is a good  time Mark Mar 4, 2014 10:51 AM
Meetup details changed: Fall UC Victory Garden Class - Intermediate - (Two full Saturdays) - I've updated this Meetup - I had a couple typos.   The class will happen over two Saturdays May 18th and 25th.   We hope you'll come for the whole event, but maybe you just need some info on soil, or chickens, or propagation and seed saving or food Mark May 12, 2013 6:15 PM
Re: [Kitchen-Gardeners-LA-Foothill­s] Meetup details changed: More Sustainable Landscaping Presentation - Hi mark we would like to come but not sure if I can make it to Alta dena I will know shortly With gratitude W W On Oct 27, 2011, at 11:00 AM, Mark < Walker Oct 27, 2011 2:34 PM
Meetup details changed: More Sustainable Landscaping Presentation - Hi, I am attending a five month long class on Urban Ecosystem Agriculture with local permaculturists and gardening advocates at the Huntington gardens and want to rework my sustainable landscaping presentation in light of what I've learned.&nbs Mark Oct 27, 2011 11:00 AM
Victory Garden classes start this Sunday at 3... don't miss out. - Hi, We are beginning our UCCE class on starting an edible garden with a focus on doing it sustainably. Participants who attend all four classes become certified UC Victory Gardeners throug Mark Sep 28, 2011 4:46 PM
Meetup details changed: Organic pest and disease controls. - Hi, Sean, our instructor for Organic Pest Controls, has been delayed while visiting family in Iowa and we need to delay his class for a week so it will be August 20th and not August 13th. This is a great opportunity to learn how to deal w Mark Aug 7, 2011 4:20 PM
New Meetup: Growing Blueberries: Easy As Pie - Announcing a new Meetup for Kitchen Gardeners (LA Foothills)! What : Growing Blueberries: Easy As Pie When : Saturday, January 22, 2011 Krista M. Dec 14, 2010 9:28 PM
Gardening Poll - Please Help - Hi everybody, I really want to schedule some meetups that appeal to everybody. I have read through all of the profiles and I still don't have a good idea as to the level of gardening experience of all of our members. Here is the pol Krista M. Oct 12, 2010 2:46 PM
madelikethis added a post - UPDATE: I've nominated Krista Maxwell to take over as organizer and she has accepted. :) Please wish her a warm welcome. I'm sure she will plan many nice events for everyone! Amanda W. Sep 26, 2010 2:00 PM
madelikethis added a post - IMPORTANT NOTICE: I'm officially merging this group with my main group, "Sustainability, Local Foods & Bulk Buying," so you will need to join that group here: http://www.meetup.com/ Amanda W. Sep 23, 2010 12:39 PM
madelikethis added a post - Learn about an easy healthy food: Chia http://www.examiner.com/natura­l-health-in-national/change-yo­ur-life-with-chia Amanda W. Sep 11, 2010 10:26 AM
madelikethis added a post - I recently tried the "no-till" method in my garden for planting a basil patch in a particularly weed-prone part of my yard and am happy to report it's working tremendously well. Learn more about this method here: Amanda W. Sep 9, 2010 10:55 AM
madelikethis added a post - Fullerton Arboretum is holding a 5-session Permaculture series. Preregistration is Friday: http://www.localharvest.org/ev­ent.jsp?id=36245 Amanda W. Sep 8, 2010 9:13 AM
madelikethis added a post - Now is the time to plant garlic to harvest in spring. Local Harvest has more than 20 different varieties you can purchase as "seed": http://www.localh Amanda W. Sep 7, 2010 10:35 AM
madelikethis added a post - A great tool if you need gardening space or want to share it: This looks fantastic. Let's do it: http://gardenswap.org/gardensw­ap/Get_Started.html Amanda W. Sep 5, 2010 2:30 PM
madelikethis added a post - High Levels of Arsenic Found in Chicken Feed http://bit.ly/csGC7H Amanda W. Sep 5, 2010 10:24 AM
madelikethis added a post - Recommended nurseries from the California Rare Fruit Growers: http://www.crfg.org/nurlist.ht­ml Amanda W. Aug 31, 2010 11:54 PM
madelikethis added a post - Selling Fruit Becoming Financially Sustainable: http://cityfruit.org/blog/?p=1­121 Amanda W. Aug 31, 2010 11:29 PM
madelikethis added a post - Texas woman feeds 20 families from her own garden: http://bit.ly/cHbVtv Amanda W. Aug 18, 2010 11:48 AM
madelikethis added a post - Family of Four Grows Their Food in a Swimming Pool http://bit.ly/aHYyyl Amanda W. Aug 18, 2010 11:15 AM
madelikethis added a post - Super easy way to grow food: http://www.treehugger.com/file­s/2010/08/two-brothers-two-buc­kets-take-on-world-hunger.php Amanda W. Aug 16, 2010 8:42 AM
madelikethis added a post - Inspiration for small space gardening: http://planetgreen.discovery.c­om/home-garden/favorite-blogs-­about-small-space-gardening.ht­ml Amanda W. Aug 13, 2010 10:37 AM
Big Success! - Looks like Krista's Brunch was a big success and that people really enjoyed it. I'd like to start regular garden tours of our members gardens, so please let me know if you would like to share your garden with the group and I will make you an event organiz Amanda W. Aug 5, 2010 1:00 PM
madelikethis added a post - Food as art: http://www.treehugger.com/file­s/2010/07/food-as-art-exhibit-­of-artists-gardens.php Amanda W. Aug 1, 2010 5:05 PM
madelikethis added a post - Whole Foods has blackberry vines for sale out front. I snapped one up yesterday and planted it today in a sunny spot. Has two berries on it. YUM. Amanda W. Jul 30, 2010 12:41 AM
madelikethis added a post - I just got a fantastic food dehydrator and made beef jerky and beef dog treats today. I'm also going to make fruit rollups, and maybe my own yoghurt or cottage cheese. There is tons of stuff you can make with it. I think I'm going to plan a meetup around Amanda W. Jul 30, 2010 12:40 AM
Re: [Kitchen-Gardeners-LA-Foothill­s] madelikethis added a post - guns drawn? just b cuz a store is s nora Jul 26, 2010 7:13 PM
madelikethis added a post - Fun posters promoting the urban farming movement: http://www.etsy.com/shop/joese­ppi?ref=seller_info Amanda W. Jul 25, 2010 10:24 AM
madelikethis added a post - BIG BROTHER IS CLOSING IN: Government regulators say they are enforcing rules designed to protect consumers from unsafe foods and to provide a level playing field for producers: http://bit.ly/8YZZoO Amanda W. Jul 24, 2010 2:15 PM
New Meetup: Screening of "Food Matters" - Announcing a new Film Screening tomorrow night for Kitchen Gardeners (LA Foothills)! What : Screening of "Food Matters" When Amanda W. Jul 23, 2010 3:18 PM
madelikethis added a post - 5 Food Films to Watch (also some listed in the comments): http://food.change.org/blog/vi­ew/5_food_films_everyone_who_e­ats_should_see Amanda W. Jul 23, 2010 3:07 PM
madelikethis added a post - I also have fresh Italian Kale and purple figs if anyone would like some. :) Amanda W. Jul 23, 2010 1:55 PM
madelikethis added a post - We have 5 dozen fresh eggs as of today. Please arrange to come by if you would like for $3/dozen. Amanda W. Jul 23, 2010 1:53 PM
madelikethis added a post - Some great tips for Dog Island Farm, a fledgling urban farm blog in Vallejo, CA: http://www.dogislandfarm.com/2­010/06/fridays-tips-n-tricks-h­ousehold Amanda W. Jul 21, 2010 9:45 AM
madelikethis added a post - During our "Fresh" Screening the definition of "Free Range" eggs came up, with some people believe this term means chickens get to roam outside. Not true. There is no legal definition of the term for the U.S. According to Wikipedia, &q Amanda W. Jul 14, 2010 9:32 AM
New Meetup: Brunch & Tour of Krista's Altadena Garden - Announcing a new Meetup for Kitchen Gardeners (LA Foothills)! What : Brunch & Tour of Krista's Altadena Garden When : Sunday, Augus Krista M. Jul 12, 2010 11:26 PM
Do you have ideas for our next Meetup? - Kitchen Gardeners (LA Foothills) needs your help with ideas for our next Meetup! If you have suggestions about a venue to meet, an activity, or anything else -- please let us know! You can suggest an idea here: Amanda W. Jul 12, 2010 10:18 AM
Do you have a tree that needs picking but don't have the time or energy? - If you have fruit trees loaded with fruit that you would like to donate and you are in the Duarte area, please contact Duarte Youth Works Local Harvest Program to have your fruit harvested by a team of supervised youth that will deliver the fruit to the F Amanda W. Jul 6, 2010 9:40 AM
madelikethis added a post - Share your excess harvest: http://ampleharvest.org/ Amanda W. Jul 6, 2010 9:34 AM
madelikethis added a post - I have free zucchini if anyone would like some! I just picked and they are very fresh. Amanda W. Jul 3, 2010 1:13 PM
madelikethis added a post - I'm preparing a spot to plant loofah vines. Would like to hear from others who have grown loofahs! Amanda W. Jun 27, 2010 1:58 PM
madelikethis added a post - I have loads of zucchini to offer. It's really good fried in butter (but what isn't?). Let me know if you would like some. Amanda W. Jun 25, 2010 11:06 AM
madelikethis added a post - I'm looking for additional meetup hosts for garden tours! Please let me know if you are interested in letting us tour your garden! :) Amanda W. Jun 25, 2010 11:05 AM
madelikethis added a post - A guide to avoiding factory farmed foods: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/­nicolette-hahn-niman/avoiding-­factory-farm-foo_b_353525.html­ Amanda W. Jun 22, 2010 5:59 PM
madelikethis added a post - Just discovered Ardenwoods Edibles in Pasadena: http://ardenwoodsedibles.com/ They have tomato growing classes! Amanda W. May 28, 2010 9:53 AM
madelikethis added a post - Would like to hear from members that would like to host a meeting at their home and show their garden. If you have something you want to accomplish maybe we could all pitch in and learn from each other... Amanda W. May 27, 2010 11:48 PM
madelikethis added a post - I have fresh, local eggs available for purchase. Email me if interested! Amanda W. May 25, 2010 11:42 AM
madelikethis added a post - I'm collecting needed items for the bird rescue group that will be cleaning oil covered birds affected by the Gulf spill. Here is their wishlist: http://ibrrc.org/pdfs/So_cal_w­ish_list.p Amanda W. May 9, 2010 12:00 PM
RE: [Kitchen-Gardeners-LA-Foothill­s] Edibles to Plant for the month of APRIL! - Hi Amanda, I have meyer lemons and celery and lettuce to swap Mary A. Apr 11, 2010 8:56 AM
Edibles to Plant for the month of APRIL! - Hello Fellow Edible Gardeners, According to my chart, it's now time to plant beans, beets, cantaloupe, carrots, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, jicama, lima beans, okra, peppers, pumpkins, radishes, squash, swiss chard (well, that will grow year-rou Amanda W. Apr 6, 2010 1:27 AM
madelikethis added a post - FYI, The Produce Exchange is from 8-11 a.m. If you don't have anything to trade, show up at 11 and you can take the leftovers (usually citrus right now). Amanda W. Mar 31, 2010 10:23 AM
madelikethis added a post - This Saturday don't miss the Produce Exchange in Monrovia in the basement of the United Methodist Church, 140 East Plam Avenue. Bring your extra garden goodies to trade! Amanda W. Mar 31, 2010 10:12 AM
Group Name Change - Hello Members, I set up this group not sure how much interest there would be and as you can see we have not had enough activity. I've decided to change the group to "Kitchen Gardeners (LA Foothills)" which means that the focus of the Amanda W. Mar 7, 2010 2:45 PM

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