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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.

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Nature's Storehouse raising funds for GardenShare (Sun, 2016-11-13) Nature's Storehouse customers will be asked to donate
Help us meet the challenge! (Tue, 2016-10-04) Challenge grant to support SNAP at the Farmers Markets
Feedback on your farmers market? (Tue, 2016-10-04) As the market season draws to a close, do you have feedback?
GardenShare is hiring (Tue, 2016-09-20) GardenShare is seeking applicants for the position of Volunteer Coordinator
GardenShare seeks nominations for Growing Community Award (Wed, 2016-09-07) Award for individual or organization whose efforts strengthen food security
Americorps VISTA position at GardenShare (Wed, 2016-08-24) GardenShare seeks applicants for Americorps VISTA
Nourishing Memories (Wed, 2016-08-10) Share a favorite food memory or recipe and help GardenShare create such memories for others
Hammond and Massena Farmers Markets Open, Joining those in Canton, Gouverneur, and Potsdam (Wed, 2016-07-06) All five St. Lawrence County farmers markets now open for the season
Farmers Markets Open (Fri, 2016-05-27) Canton, Gouverneur, and Potsdam farmers markets open
Farmers Markets Open (Fri, 2016-05-06) Canton and Potsdam Farmers Markets Open for Season