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Facts about tomatoes:

  • People used to be afraid to eat tomatoes due to the fact that they are related to the deadly nightshade plant
  • Every year there is a tomato festival in Spain, in which people throw about 150,000 tomatoes at one another.
  • Cooked tomatoes are actually better for you than raw ones, as more antioxidants are released during the cooking process
  • 93% of gardeners in the US include tomato plants in their gardens


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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

Veggie of the Month: Carrots! (Fri, 2017-06-30)
Volunteer at the Farmers Market (Tue, 2017-06-27) Sign up schedule for farmers market volunteers
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