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Fresh Food & Fresh Starts

Meet Tirtha, one of the farmers who supplies fresh, local produce for our mobile markets! She arrived in America as a Nepali refugee, and is now proud to call herself a new American. The Nuestro Huerto Urban Farm welcomed her with open arms, allowing Tirtha to become a contributing member to her new community. In collaboration with the REC and Worcester Common Ground’s initiative, the EAT (Educational Agriculture Training) Center, Nuestro Huerto provides new American farmers like Tirtha with land, tools and technical support. Tirtha sells her crops to our mobile market, allowing us to sell culturally diverse produce to our customers and for her to earn some money. She grows crops like mari

Food Bringing People Together

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 2nd, the Worcester Senior Center and Quinsigamond Community College Hospitality Program came together with us to teach a garden-fresh cooking class for a diverse group of our senior gardeners. We made ratatouille and spaghetti squash with a saute of kale and tempeh. Our favorite part was learning from one another and sharing culturally relevant techniques for incorporating lots of garden fresh veggies to make delicious meals! Food always bring people together, and community gardens allow us to take back our food systems and build the communities we'd like to see! Thanks also to Fallon Health Foundation for funding this important work! Here is the full re

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