Roots & Shoots

My Journey with Trellis

My Journey with Trellis

By Tessa Henry I was first introduced to Trellis for Tomorrow as a high school student in 2003.  At that time I was shy and knew little of how food can impact communities and our lives.  Fast forward to 2021 and I serve as a diplomat representing the U.S. government...

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The Costs of our Food System

The Costs of our Food System

By: Ricardo M I have learned so many things about food systems in the last two years as a Youth Seed Enterprise (YSE) participant with Trellis for Tomorrow, some of which shocked me. It made me rethink what I eat every day. Our food system is very harmful to the...

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TRELLISing: Growing to Our Full Potential

TRELLISing: Growing to Our Full Potential

By Sydney K and Vanessa L Summer is the warmest season of the year in the northern hemisphere, lasting from June to August. Typically, summer is a time where people go to the beach and hang out by the pool, but it can be so much more than that. Trellis for Tomorrow is...

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Cultivating Engagement in Your Garden

Cultivating Engagement in Your Garden

By Grace Hardy With the fall months comes cooler weather and some truly beautiful days that may be enjoyed spending some time in the garden. But for many of our Food for All partners, the Coronavirus pandemic has made it extremely difficult to have consistent and...

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October Tips & Tricks

October Tips & Tricks

By Hayden Remick The month of October is one of the most glorious times for a gardener. Our summer plants are still producing delicious food, while the fall crops are starting to come in. The weather is cooler and less humid, making it absolutely perfect to spend time...

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Trellis Youth Awesome Sauce

Trellis Youth Awesome Sauce

Trellis Youth Awesome Sauce Learning to preserve the harvest from your summer garden can yield numerous benefits. This recipe can provide a delicious taste of summer all through the winter months. It’s also an excellent way to enrich your diet with nutrient dense,...

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September Tips & Tricks

September Tips & Tricks

Looking ahead to the winter—how to preserve your summer goodness in the colder months.  The end of the summer season can be bittersweet as your start to say goodbye to your garden-fresh tomatoes and peppers as we look forward to cooler temps. Luckily there are many...

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August Tips & Tricks

August Tips & Tricks

Fall Crops  Late July and early August are the perfect time to plant your garden so that it provides you with harvests into the colder months of the year. Planting crops like kale, collard greens, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower at this time of year will allow them...

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Spotlight on YSE!

Spotlight on YSE!

As the summer heats up, our gardens show no signs of slowing down! Incredible amounts of produce have been pouring out of the Food for All gardens, spreading positive impacts to our neighbors and community through the gift of nutritious produce. During this...

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Fertilizing

Fertilizing

Fertilizing: Cultivating Nutrition (from the ground up!) While many understand the need to keep a garden well-watered, the astute gardener also understands the importance of keeping a garden well-fed.  Sometimes in our haste to provide sustenance to our plants,...

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July Tips & Tricks

July Tips & Tricks

The Plenty of July: Harvesting for Your Plant’s Health  When your plants start putting out ripe fruit, it’s time to harvest. Don’t let your harvest sit on the vine too long, or you’ll end up creating a number of problems in your garden. Leaving your crops in the...

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July Recipes

July Recipes

Beefsteak Tomato Sandwich If you’ve never tried this, you are definitely missing out! What better way to experience and enjoy the incredible flavors of one of our fresh, local, and organic tomatoes than by building a sandwich where it can really shine. After many...

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June Garden Tips & Tricks

June Garden Tips & Tricks

Training Tomatoes   Trellis for Tomorrow usually starts training tomato plants as soon as they are in the ground. At the time of planting, we like to situate our tomato stakes, cages or other trellis systems. Putting up your trellis at the time of planting will help...

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Green Experiences and Resiliency

Green Experiences and Resiliency

Did you know that green experiences encourage our resiliency? Resilience is our ability to withstand and recover from difficult conditions. Throughout our lives we will encounter situations that test our resilience—in fact, we have all just been through a year that...

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