Community Crops provides
education, advocacy and
experiences to grow local food.

True Friends

 

Meet Charlie and Saba, two of the 300 gardeners in our community garden program. Two years ago, they were strangers, separated by language and cultural barriers. Today they are True Friends! Charlie is a retired farmer from Kearney; Sabah an Iraqi refugee, with a lifetime of working the farm fields in his home country. However unlikely, their friendship has blossomed at the Oak Lake Church community garden.

Building community is just one of the many ways that Community Crops impacts Lincoln. Will you give today to support our work? Give to Lincoln Day is May 18th, but you can donate online now until 11:59 pm on the 18th. Please consider a donation to Community crops so that more friendships can be formed right here in Lincoln!

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Community Crops is a non-profit organization that empowers people to grow food through education, experiences and resources. Join us to grow your own at a community garden, local farm, or your own backyard!

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If you're heading to the Community Crops Veggie Van today- check out this cool app called Seasonal and Simple. It's a collaboration between several University Extension Programs. There is a laundry list of veggies to choose from to find storage, cooking, canning and freezing recipes! Here are a couple of screenshots from the app about Carrots! ...

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Thanks for everyone who helped out with the shed project today at Mickle Middle School! ...

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In addition to green beans, cucumbers (pickling AND slicing), summer squash and basil...you can find the return of RAINBOW CARROTS at the Community Crops Veggie Van! Crispy, crunchy and colorful- they'll add a flash of color to any dish!
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Find us Thursday from 3-6pm at the Health 360 Clinic!
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Don't forget, Community Crops Veggie Van is this Thursday from 3-6 pm at Health 360 Clinic! Learn more about the #DoubleUp Food Bucks program and come on out on Thursday! ...

Thursday is Veggie Van day with Community Crops! This week we've got you covered with fresh, affordable produce, including green beans! What's better than that! A lot of people have asked us about the #DoubleUp Food Bucks program and how it works. Check out this great poster from our friends at UNL Nutrition Education Program to learn more. See you at Health 360 Clinic (2301 O St) this Thursday from 3-6 PM!

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The 2017 Feast on the Farm is right around the corner! We are grateful to our sponsors and supporters for making this event possible. This year, the Feast on the Farm is presented by Talent Plus, Inc! For info and tickets, see the details in the event description! ...

Feast on the Farm

August 26, 2017, 5:00pm - August 26, 2017, 8:30pm

Enjoy an evening on a beautiful, sustainable farm, and help Community Crops grow! Saturday, August 26th, 2017, 5:00-8:30pm Prairie Pines, 112th and Adams The Feast on the Farm showcases the best of local foods, prepared by your favorite local chefs. As guests wander the farm, they enjoy a full dinner, while seeing where their food grows. Ticket Information $75 per person All guests must be 21 and over

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Enjoy an evening on a beautiful, sustainable farm, and help Community Crops grow!

Saturday, August 26th, 2017, 5:00-8:30pm
Prairie Pines, 112th and Adams

The Feast on the Farm showcases the best of local foods, prepared by your favorite local chefs. As guests wander the farm, they enjoy a full dinner, while seeing where their food grows.

Ticket Information
$75 per person
All guests must be 21 and over
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Feast on the Farm

August 26, 2017, 5:00pm - August 26, 2017, 8:30pm

Enjoy an evening on a beautiful, sustainable farm, and help Community Crops grow! Saturday, August 26th, 2017, 5:00-8:30pm Prairie Pines, 112th and Adams The Feast on the Farm showcases the best of local foods, prepared by your favorite local chefs. As guests wander the farm, they enjoy a full dinner, while seeing where their food grows. Ticket Information $75 per person All guests must be 21 and over

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Community Crops Veggie Van is today, July 13th from 3-6 PM! It's going to be a beautiful afternoon to get some sustainable, locally-sourced, affordable produce! We have sweet basil from RhizoCity Farms, Summer squash and kale from Fox Run Farms, farm fresh eggs, beets and potatoes from Brockley Farmaceuticals, garlic and spring onions from Rancho El Milagro, and more from the Community Crops farm at Prairie Pines including pickling cukes, dino kale, garlic scapes and rainbow carrots! Don't forget - SNAP customers can double all purchases made on your EBT card up to $20 through the Double Up Food Bucks program! See you at Health 360 Clinic (2301 O St) from 3-6 PM! ...

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Everett Elementary School garden got a bit of a face lift earlier this summer! Thanks to volunteers from NeighborWorks Lincoln, The Career Academy and Everett summer program kiddos for all your hard work and Big Red Worms for the amazing compost! We replace wood on several existing beds, raised one to be wheelchair accessible and installed two straw wattle beds! Stop by and check it out! ...

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