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Fun Facts about carrots:

  • Contains 200% of the recommended daily amount of Vitamin A which is good for vision, bones, skin, and teeth.
  • Even the green tops of carrots are edible, but the part of the carrot most generally eaten is the taproot.
  • Carrots only became a staple vegetable in American diets post World War I, after soldiers returned from Europe having eaten them during the war.

 

 

Recipe: Maple Dill Carrots

Volunteer at the Farmers Market (Tue, 2017-06-27) Sign up schedule for farmers market volunteers

VOLUNTEERS: If you have completed a volunteer orientation and farmers market training, please click on the following link to sign up for volunteer shifts at the farmers markets in Canton, Potsdam, Gouverneur, Hammond, and Massena.

Keep up with our blog (Sun, 2017-01-01) The GardenShare team provides regular updates on food issues in the North Country

 Interested in what's going on in the food world and how it connects to Northern New York?  The team at GardenShare will keep you up to date on food insecurity with regular posts on a blog.

GardenShare partners with United Way (Sun, 2017-01-01) GardenShare partners with United Way of Northern New York

 GardenShare is now a partner with the United Way of Northern New York.

This partnership will allow GardenShare to apply for funding through the United Way campaign.  To receive funding from United Way, the program must be unduplicated, meet a real need, show positive and specific results and have a positive effect on community health and well-being.

Sustainers Support GardenShare (Thu, 2013-06-13) Anyone can join GardenShare's Sustainers Circle to help build an equitable, sustainable regional food system.

GardenShare's Sustainers Circle is a group of individuals, businesses and organizations who commit to support GardenShare for three or more years.

As a small organization, we are very much at the mercy of economic instability, state and federal budget wrangling, and just plain difficult times. A commitment of support helps us plan ahead, and ensures that we'll have money in the bank to continue to run our flagship programs that help make our community a great place to find fresh, local food, regardless of income.

News Archive

Fundraising dinner sets new record (Mon, 2017-06-12) Great results due to so many donors and volunteers - thank you!
Veggie of the Month: Broccoli (Wed, 2017-06-07)
Seeking applicants for AmeriCorps VISTA position (Tue, 2017-06-06) Seeking applicants for a full-time position to start in late July
Veggie of the Month: Asparagus (Sun, 2017-06-04)
Saturday park clean-up cancelled (Thu, 2017-04-13) Due to weather, event cancelled
GardenShare 2016 Annual Report (Tue, 2017-04-11) Annual Report now available online
Position Available: Americorps VISTA (Tue, 2017-04-04) Full time Americorps position starts in June
Open House at new GardenShare office (Tue, 2017-04-04) Stop by to see our new space and learn more about our upcoming plans
Cabin Fever Trivia Night a Success! (Thu, 2017-03-23) Highlights and winners of the Trivia Night fundraiser
In Defense of Food (Thu, 2017-03-09) Movie Screening Rescheduled for March 26 at 3:00