July 16 2 -6 pm All welcome. More details to come!
The Midtown Garden Depot (MGD) is a space to donate, store, and pickup free gardening supplies. The depot shares the lot with a community garden. The depot is on the North side of the lot and white signs mark the materials being collected and shared with the public. The community garden occupies the South side … More Midtown Garden Depot – 2930 Cheechako Street
Currant Affairs is a food systems-themed newsletter for Southcentral Alaska with a focus on the Anchorage area. This version is ‘live’ and updated as new events and opportunites pop up. I update and send out an email version around twice a month. This is a collaboration between Yarducopia (a program of ACAT) and the Alaska … More Currant Affairs Newsletter – Latest Edition
Want to lend a hand this summer transforming lawn into garden? Supporting Neighborhood Supported Agriculture in Anchorage? Learning and having fun while helping grow and share yummy food? Check out the goings-ons listed below and get in touch – 907-717-4392: Upcoming volunteer opportunities, garden builds, planting, canvassing, etc Tuesday, June 28 (10-2 pm) Building of … More Growing More Gardens! Opportunities to Lend a Hand, Learn, Teach, Share
Hey everybody, The wise and wonderful Christine Wilcox will be leading a hot composting workshop in Midtown on May 7 from 1-3 pm (2930 Cheechako Street). Come learn and lend a hand. This is the site of the up-and-coming Midtown Community Garden. Come early (11-1) for nibbles, to sign up for a garden bed, and … More May 7 Compost Workshop, Midtown Garden Sign ups & Free Baby Apple Trees
Thanks to everyone for such a fun and busy summer season. We’re still helping folks build a few gardens this fall, but most of our plans are heading indoors – working with students at King Tech High School, planning an Agronauts course at the Space Farming Institue, and preparing for Anchorage VegFest! But before we … More October Newsletter – Fall / Winter Veggies and Putting your garden to bed
Anchor Gardens and Yarducopia are hosting a plant pot drop-off and exchange at the Midtown Garden Depot on Sunday, September 12 from 1-5 pm. The address is 2930 Cheechako Street We’ll be accepting used gardening pots and trays, as well as tools, fencing, and leaves (no garbage bags please) to use and share with gardeners … More Plant Pot Recycling at Yarducopia’s Midtown Garden Depot
To celebrate the growing season, fresh fruits and vegetables, and the completion of ACAT’s July/August Food Security Canvass, Yarducopia is hosting a Harvest Party at Grow North Farm. We’ll have food and drink. Please bring stories and maybe some of your garden harvest to share. Looking forward to catching up! More info and updates on … More Harvest Party Potluck
Pump up your tires folks, and come join us on a garden bike tour through Mountain View and NE Anchorage next Saturday, July 24! We’ll be visiting a dozen different gardens by bicycle, hearing directly from the individuals and organizations that make these projects come to life, their bigger mission, and how gardening and growing … More Garden Tour by Bicycle!
The season has begun! Yes, the soil is still a bit cold, but the social side of Yarducopia began in earnest last week. We’re busy connecting neighbors, visiting gardens, and making plans for the summer with new and returning gardening pairs. The more the merrier, so don’t hesitate to reach out, pass on our info to friends and … More [May Newsletter] New Gardeners, Roots, and Members of the Yarducopia Team!