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Summer is in Session!

Ahhh summer! The warmer weather means long days spent outside swimming in the pool, riding bikes along the trails, hiking in the state parks, and plenty of gardening! Although summer doesn't officially begin until June…
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Summer Harvest

Grow La Crosse in the news!   Our Seeds for Success program is in the news. We are very fortunate to all the partners and supporters who helped make this possible: Boys and Girls Club, People’s…
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Cooking from the Garden

Students learn to make simple, healthy snacks and meals using produce fresh from the garden.   Last month at Stare Road Elementary, students attended a summer school class called Grow Your Own Snack. In this class students…
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An Evening on the Farm

Native American students from South Dakota get a glimpse of what life on a farm is like.   Last month, our friends out at Deep Roots Community Farm hosted an evening for students attending Health…
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How’s It Growing?

July Garden Update Yes folks, the summer crops are in full swing! Last month the garden exploded with fresh produce. With all the rain we've been getting, the fruits and veggies are flourishing! Check out what's been growing…
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A Day at Farm Camp

Grow La Crosse exists to connect children to healthy food and nature. Our farm camps offer area youth an in depth experience in exactly that.   Our farm camps are held at Deep Roots Community…
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Companion Planting

Everything grows better with the help of a friend! If you've been in either or our gardens at Hamilton-SOTA I or State Road Elementary, you may have noticed that the gardens have more than just…
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How to Trim Tomatoes

At this point in the season, the tomato plants are flourishing! Now is the time for a trim. Why do we need to prune tomatoes plants? There are several reasons. First, when the tomato plant starts…
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