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Spring Garden Market Wrap-Up

The Spring Garden Market required coordination and planning to ensure a high quality plant sale.

     Over 2,000 attendees, first-time and returning customers alike, attended the UC Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties Spring Garden Market on April 16th, some of whom lined up at 7:45 A.M. before doors opened at...

Posted on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 3:07 PM
  • Author: Sophie Loeb

Farm to School Summit

A Tangelo tasting at Lomita Park Elementary revealed that students are receptive to new, local foods!.pptx

     The San Mateo Farm to School Summit, held on April 20th at Elkus Ranch, and sponsored by the Community Alliance with Family Farmers, was a chance to bring leaders in the school nutrition together to discuss best practices and...

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 10:16 PM
  • Author: Sophie Loeb

Meet Bruce Knoth: 4-H Parent Volunteer

Knoth has been working with the 4-H program for almost a decade.

     Bruce Knoth is a software engineer by day, and has been a longtime volunteer with the San Carlos 4-H program in his spare time. Knoth became involved in 4-H over eight years ago when his son joined the 4-H club as a second grader and...

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 5:44 PM
  • Author: Sophie Loeb
Tags: 4-H (2)

Succulents Update

Water-wise and beautiful, succulents are a great addition to any home garden!

Water-Wise Artworks As a new Master Gardener, Cynthia Nations (class of 2015) has certainly jumped into the organization with both feet. She was elected Secretary last fall, and this year is the Succulent Grower for the Spring Garden Market. “Last...

Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 10:14 AM
  • Author: Sophie Loeb

Pepper and Eggplant Update


Some Like it Hot As you know if you've been to the Spring Garden Market before, tomatoes are not the only stars of the show. Master Gardeners Nancy Grove, Cindy Burgdorf, and Tina Roushall lead a team of growers to bring a variety of eggplant and pepper...

Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 10:13 AM
  • Author: Sophie Loeb

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