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2013 SowDown ~ Photos and gratitude

What a lovely day we had for our 2nd annual Spring SowDown! We couldn’t have had better weather or more fun… and we have some great pictures to prove it! Thanks to all who joined us and made it such a wonderful event… Heidi Bohan ~ Native Edibles Foraging walk Amy Pennington Go Go Green Garden ~ Container gardening Dr. Doug Parker-Collins of WSU Small Farm Ext. ~ Worms! Portage Bay Grange ~ Backyard animals & Greenbeds Cedarcrest HS Future Farmers of … read more…

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Asparagus at Oxbow!

What’s better than delicious veg that you plant every spring and enjoy throughout the season? Perennial veg that will feed you for decades without the need for re-seeding! That’s right, here on the Oxbow Kids Farm, we love our perennials. Rhubarb and cardoons have been making appearances in our CSA boxes and market displays for years, but this season, we’ve started a whole new venture–purple asparagus! Because the only thing we love more than perennials, is purple perennials. (I like to say … read more…

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Spring SowDown Festival Returns

It’s time for our 2nd annual SowDown on the Farm! Sunday, May 5th from 10 am – 2 pm Tickets are $5 and are on sale through Brown Paper Tickets Get your tickets today!   Meet your farmers and get a glimpse of what life is like on the farm in Spring! Come see where your food starts! Explore, plant, learn, and celebrate! We have lots of fun activities to learn about gardening, worms, chicks, bunnies and bees. Explore and forage for … read more…

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