January 14, 2013 - 5:05pm
It's cold outside, but that doesn't mean your compost bin should suffer. With some tips from Breaking New Grounds, your bin will keep cooking all winter long, just in time to help boost your springtime plants and flowers. Plus, get your kids to pitch in and help!
I'm dutifully throwing my coffee grounds, eggshells, and banana peels in my compost heap, but my pile is seriously underperforming. This fall, my dirt wasn't dark and rich and wormy; instead, it just looked dry and unhealthy. Then winter came, bringing freezing temperatures that made...
June 10, 2011 - 12:34pm
Get dirty for good! Shrooms are good for you!
Come and get dirty for good with Breaking New Grounds tomorrow (June 11th) from 9am to 12pm. They're needing volunteers that are up for playing with dirt, worms, or hoops (hoop houses). Come help maintain their community garden at 2105 Woodland Avenue (22nd and Woodland)!
May 26, 2011 - 5:24pm
If you play well with dirt, worms, or hoops...
The sun will supposedly come out and stay out this weekend. If this is so, what better way to celebrate than to lend a helping hand to Breaking New Grounds on Saturday (May 28th) from 9am to 12pm. The non-profit focuses on planting community gardens in Louisville's food deserts. They are...
April 23, 2011 - 9:38pm
15Thousand Farmers congregate bi-monthly for a good food revolution--hail or shine. Next workshop April 23rd!
Despite the impending bad weather at the last 15Thousand Farmers "Beginning Food Growing 101" workshop that took place two Saturdays ago (April 9), there was a decent dozen or so folk that turned-out to learn some food growing basics.
July 29, 2012 - 7:07pm
Free composting workshop and fundraiser for Breaking New Grounds. Must play well with dirt.
So you've heard that compost is nature's way of recycling, right? Some perks of spreading a bit out in the yard include enriching your soil better than chemical fertilizers are capable of doing, downsizing the amount of waste you send off to the landfill, making the ground retain more water, and...