Roots & Shoots

Juneteenth – Food as Celebration and Memory

Juneteenth – Food as Celebration and Memory

Juneteenth is an annual holiday celebrated on the 19th of June to honor the day that the last Black enslaved people in Texas found out that they were free. It is important to note that this day was first recognized on June 19th, 1865 which is two years after the...

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A Measured Response to Hunger

A Measured Response to Hunger

A Measured Response to Hunger  This year, in the midst of a pandemic, Trellis for Tomorrow’s highly impactful Food for All (FFA) program will surpass the 200,000 pounds harvested from our organic gardens throughout the region. This translates to more than 800,000...

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Eating Seasonally

Eating Seasonally

Do you know when the growing season is for your favorite fruits and vegetables? Have you ever wondered why strawberries seem to taste so much better at a certain time of year? During months when a fruit or vegetable is not in season, it has to be shipped from across...

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May: The Most Exciting Month for Many Gardeners

May: The Most Exciting Month for Many Gardeners

May is one of the most thrilling times for gardeners. After a long winter and unpredictable spring, temperatures are fair and the planting free-for-all can begin. When soil temperatures reach 50 degrees on average (meaning your night time temperatures average in the...

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Growing Rockin’ Roma Tomatoes

Growing Rockin’ Roma Tomatoes

Roma tomatoes are a classic variety of tomatoes. These fruits are egg-shaped, bright red, and delicious. They are favored for sauce-making and home canning, as they have abundant flesh with few seeds and liquid. Roma tomatoes are available in both bush-type...

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Space Invaders!

Space Invaders!

PHOTO CREDIT: Lois Elling/Flick If you spend any significant amount of time working on cultivating a garden, you are bound to encounter a host of garden companions: beneficial collaborators as well as unwanted guests. Doing your best to understand these neighbors will...

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Garden Tips: April

Garden Tips: April

Over the last few weeks, we have gotten many questions about when to plant our gardens. People have been surprised to see Trellis staff in gardens throughout our area, planting thousands of plants this early in the year. Trellis for Tomorrow times plantings to...

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Trellis Stands with the AAPI Community

Trellis Stands with the AAPI Community

Trellis Stands with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander Community As an organization that was built by, and in service of, individuals representing different races, ethnicities, genders, creeds, and beliefs, Trellis for Tomorrow stands by our friends, neighbors,...

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A Call For Unity

A Call For Unity

We find ourselves with heavy hearts as our nation awakens every morning awash in pain and suffering. Whether experiencing it in our own circumstances, seeing it on the news or in our neighborhood, or explaining it to our kids, there is no escaping the distress all...

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Vanguard: Investing in Community

Vanguard: Investing in Community

We’d like to take a moment to celebrate Vanguard, a national leader in investment management and Food for All partner since 2012. For seven years running, Trellis has worked together with Vanguard to establish a vibrant garden in the center of the campus, a spot often...

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Welcome Citizens Bank Employees!

Welcome Citizens Bank Employees!

Welcome Citizens Bank Employees! The Trellis for Tomorrow team is super excited and appreciative that we have been selected as a finalist for your charitable giving contest! Since many of you may not know us, we have come up with the following list of the ten most...

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