Native Plant Garden

One of the most important elements of the park redesign that FoWP came up with is the native plant garden. The city put in amazing soil as well as many plants. FoWP envision a wild, grassy garden full of native plants and flowers to attract bees, butterflies, birds and all the beings, human and otherwise that benefit from interaction with plant life and plant growing processes. Recently we were very lucky to be hosted by Joce Tremblay at The Stop Greenbarn’s Urban Agriculture Program. Joce served up a meal of healthy and delicious food, some of which was harvested from … Continue reading Native Plant Garden

Meeting Feasts!

The FoWP meets every Sunday from 12-3pm and lately we’ve been feasting. We chip in according to ability and take turns shopping and cooking meals. Seems the right thing to do over the winter. Everyone knows that food is the basis of community: the meals that we share relax us into the social bonding that can be so hard, but that is vital to building community. We also nourish our bodies which, so often are deprived nutrition through the eating of those industrial foods that are affordable when you are on fixed income. fresh baked bread, cabbage rolls, fresh salads, … Continue reading Meeting Feasts!