Category: News

Support the Five Acre Farm

Paul Manly and his film team are applying for a Storyhive grant to document the Five Acre Farm, and they need your votes! Click the link here to read more about the Five Acre Farm and vote for the project on Storyhive: You can vote once per day up to and including Thursday, August [Continue]

It’s Time to Think of Planting Winter Vegetables

In our mild West Coast climate there is no reason not to have fresh homegrown veggies year round. And now is the time to think about those varieties that grow well into the fall or, better yet, overwinter and feed us into the spring. Many vegetables can be started now from seed: endives, radicchios which [Continue]

Beban Learning Gardens is growing again!

Our thanks to the volunteers from Team Home Depot for their efforts and generosity. These amazing volunteers came out to the Beban Learning Gardens bringing along their good attitudes and know-how and did a fantastic job constructing 5 new raised beds! We would also like to give our sincere thanks to Home Depot for their [Continue]

Permanent Compost Boxes in Place at Beban

Here we are heading into winter at Beban Learning Gardens!  We have just finished building 12 spacious compost boxes.  Thanks again to Sawmill Direct for helping us out with their fine cedar lumber. After Christmas we can dismantle our temporary wooden-pallet style boxes which actually served us very well.  In place of them, we hope [Continue]

There Goes the Summer…Here Comes the Fall!

Volunteers at Beban Learning Gardens had a busy time this summer. Besides the regular jobs of watering, weeding, seeding and harvesting, we managed to put together some designer herb boxes and three fine-looking picnic tables. Thanks very much to all the patrons who bought winter vegetable starters from us over the last few months. We [Continue]