UPDATE: OUR ORIGINAL 21ST AVENUE PROJECT HAS CONCLUDED. WE APPRECIATE INITIAL SUPPORT OF NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, THE CITY'S DEPT. OF NEIGHBORHOODS AND MANY OTHERS.
Rees Clark 06-Jun-2015
Over 100 invited guests visited the growing site yesterday. Today's event is open to the public, and people are dropping in from the neighborhood.
Rees Clark 24-May-2015
Looking forward to the open house on June 6.
Site Manager 24-May-2015
Member signup is now available. There are two steps: 1) fill and submit the form; 2) reply to a confirmation message. You can then participate in the site.
Michael E. Twiggs 24-Apr-2014
After our initial volunteer orientation session, it's clear that hydroponic training is the real attraction for our volunteers.
Central Area Urban Gardeners (CAUG) was created to deliver fresh produce to local food banks and community centers, thus supplementing all the canned goods, not-too-fresh vegetables and dairy products that provide less than complete nutrition. [More]
The Central Area Urban Gardeners (CAUG) held its very successful Community Open House on June 5, 2015. CAUG is an urban indoor gardening demonstration project located in the Central Area of Seattle. The project is funded by a neighborhood community
CAUG's 21st Avenue gardening project, funded by Seattle's Dept. of Neighborhoods, has concluded, having met its initial objectives. The program provided training on indoor urban gardening to a dozen young adults and produce to local agencies.
A recent article in the Seattle Medium covered the graduation of our first group of hydroponic gardening trainees. From the Medium... Maxine Mimms Academies Create Indoor Hydroponic Gardening Program For Urban Youth Last Friday, the first
Our first lettuce crop will be ready for harvest soon. The photo shows project director Michael Twiggs with some plants under cultivation. They will be available as "living lettuce" in April. Also shown are collards, peppers, tomatoes and other
Our first cohort of student growers has completed introductory training in hydropics. Certificates were awarded in early May. One of our graduates served as a coordinator in our after school high school program this spring and will remain with the