Friday Free Farmstand & Tool Library
June 18th – October 29th
(The tool library/seed & compost giveaway will start June 4th)
249 E Concordia Avenue
Each growing season we offer a free Roadside Farmstand outside of our Farmhouse at 249 E. Concordia Avenue featuring freshly harvested produce from our urban farm across the street. In an effort to make food affordable and get more nutritious produce to the Harambee neighborhood, this stand is run on a pay-what-you-can model. We happily give away most of the food for free! If you have some extra cash, your generous donation helps us keep giving away more produce to those in need.
New this year, we will also be offering a free tool library! We often get people who ask if they can donate old tools and other people who want to start a garden but don’t have the supplies. So, we will now be taking donations of your gently used garden tools and giving them away to those in need! We may occasionally also have other garden supplies available such as compost, seeds, and seedlings. Just stop by our regular Farmstand hours and you can drop off your tools or browse the tools available.
- ALL tools must be in working condition! This is NOT a place for you to dump your trash, this is meant to keep good tools out of the landfill and into the hands of someone who could use them for what they were made for: growing food!
- Shovels, rakes, hand trowels, garden gloves, wheelbarrows, clean 10 gallon buckets, unopened seed packets (2016 or newer), extra veggie or native plant seedlings you grew, tomato cages, garden stakes, watering cans, clippers, etc.
- At this time, we cannot accept plastic plant pots (like the kind seedlings come in when you buy them). We have a large stock to go through and sort and these are often damaged beyond repair. Until we get our library up and running we will only accept more permanent plant pots such as hard plastic or terra cotta. We are also not accepting garden systems (aqua/hydroponics set-ups, grow towers, mini greenhouses) at this time.
For more information:
Farmstand: Joya Wade at email@example.com
Tool Library: Christine Noelle at firstname.lastname@example.org