Posts tagged Fresh Start Kits
Pop Up Produce 'pops up' at UNC Charlotte's 25th Annual Earth Day!

Yesterday marked the 25th Anniversary of UNC Charlotte celebrating Earth Day by bringing various organizations together to demonstrate local efforts working to mitigate environmental issues.

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Planting Day at Billingsville Elementary School

Yesterday, we had the pleasure to plant at Billingsville Elementary, a local Title 1 school, alongside our friends and supporters at Sustain Charlotte and the Sustain Charlotte Community Corps.

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14 Years Strong: April is National Garden Month

April is National Garden Month and has been since 2003! We want to join the global community in celebrating existing gardeners and encouraging new gardeners to get involved with this awesome hobby and start growing your own food.

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Pop Up Produce 'pops up' at Front Porch Sundays

This past Sunday, Front Porch Sundays kicked off in South End. Over 50 independent local businesses were set up selling everything from candles to clothes, jewelry to snacks, and yep you bet it, even Pop Up Produce Fresh Start Kits!

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Volunteer Packaging Party + Lunch After Party

This past Saturday, a group of volunteers came together to put together over 100 Fresh Start Kits and then celebrated with a lunch after party at Vida Vida!

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Impact of Growing Your Own Food

There’s a variety of reasons why growing your own food will have an impact on your life. Although growing your own food can seem time intensive, in the end it can reap a lot of benefits. For instance, growing your own food helps benefit your physical and mental health, the environment, and the local community.  

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How Hard is it to Grow Your Own Food?

If you’ve never tried growing your own food before, it can seem a bit intimidating. The thought of growing something, from a tiny seed or a transplant, into the food that gives you the nutrients to survive, can be a bit scary. We are here to assure you that it's not scary at all nor hard with the resources that are available.

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Best Seeds to Grow for Beginners

When starting out your growing journey, there can be a bit of confusion. There are so many different seeds and so many different plants that it’s hard to even fathom where to begin. Once you decide which seeds you want to plant, then comes the question of where to plant them. Don’t worry, because we have compiled a list of seeds that are best for beginners!

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Charlotte Gardening Resources + Workshops

If you’re a beginner grower or even an experienced grower, there is always room for improvement and learning. We have compiled a list of resources and workshops in the Charlotte, NC area that can help improve your gardening experience!

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Pop Up Produce 'pops up' at 7th Street Public Market

This past weekend we had the opportunity to be a pop up vendor inside the bustling 7th Street Public Market in Uptown Charlotte.

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