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I Street Stockpiles open Sunday 10/9

I ST Community Garden Stockpiles open this Sunday (Oct 9th) 1-3pm.

Resources available include composted horse manure, topsoil, mushroom substrate, and bagged leaves. We are limiting the quantity of manure and topsoil to 55 gal each.

Donations are greatly appreciated but not mandatory.

All donations help us to further our mission of building food security one garden at a time.

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I Street open Oct 2

I St Stockpiles will be open Sunday Oct 2nd 1-3pm.

Resources include composted manure, topsoil, mushroom substrate, bagged leaves, and wood chips.

Fred will be there with some of his organic tomatoes. Feel free to ask him any questions about how to grow hundreds of lbs of tomatoes!

Donations are always welcome but not mandatory. We use all donations to help further our mission toward food security one garden at a time.

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I St Stockpiles Open

I St Stockpile open Wed. Sept. 21st from 6pm-8pm & Sun. Sept. 25th from 1-3pm.

Fred will be at I St on Wed with his delicious tomatoes if you want to learn about growing abundant tomatoes!

We will be turning compost at 6pm on Wed and 1pm on Sunday if anyone wants to learn the art of hot composting. Resources on offer are composted horse manure, topsoil, woodchips, and mushroom substrate.

Donations are appreciated but not mandatory and help to further our mission of building food security one garden at a time.

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I St Stockpiles Open

Sat. Sept 17th 11am-1pm & Sun Sept 18th 1pm-3pm.If you want to learn about growing tomatoes, Fred will be there on Saturday 11am-1pm with some of his delicious tomatoes to try. Resources available include composted horse manure, topsoil, mushroom substrate, and woodchips. Donations are appreciated but not mandatory. We welcome anyone who wants to learn about hot composting to join us on Sunday at 1pm to turn compost. Bring your gloves:)

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I St Stockpile Closed

I ST Stockpile location will be closed until end of August. We will reopen at that time to offer more waste streams to help winterize your garden beds:). We also hope to offer another composting workshop at I ST around that time.

Thank you for an awesome gardening season. We moved more material this season than ever before! Thank you to all the stockpile hosts, volunteers, and all the anchor garden members who participated this season. Together, we are making Anchorage more food secure one garden at a time.

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Stockpile Schedule 7/11-7/17

I Street Garden Stockpile is open Sunday 12-2pm (MAP)

Resources include woodchips, topsoil, 9 mo old horse manure and 9 mo old chicken/goat manure. There are free hoses, tools, pots, and weedwackers also available.

Thank you to Dana Larson, Fred McLeary and all the volunteers that came to the work party last Sunday! Your help was truly appreciated.

Happy gardening everyone!!

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I St Community Garden Stockpile Schedule 7/5-7/10

New this week: we have fresh woodchips! (a mix of beautiful golden yellow Aspen, Cottonwood, and Birch) and a variety of seed potatoes. We have a table outside set up for free plants. If you have extra seedlings please label and bring them to I St and we will make them available to everyone:) Thank you!

You are welcome to join our volunteer work party at I ST Community Garden Sunday, July 10th 3-5pm. Come help in the garden, stockpiles, composting, and/or watering and take home some topsoil, manure, mushroom substrate, free seeds or seedlings. Thank you to all the volunteers that came to our last work party ! You guys are wonderful!! Our goal is to make these resources available to everyone regardless of income. Volunteering for Anchor Garden is a great way to give back. Donations are not mandatory but any donation received will be used to further our mission of building food security one garden at a time.

This week downtown at I Street Garden

  • Theresa or Rachel : Wed 10am-12pm & 5-7pm, Thurs 10am-12pm, Sunday 3-5pm
  • Resources include: topsoil, 8 mo. old horse manure, 8 mo old chicken/goat/turkey manure, fresh mushroom substrate, recycled trays/pots, woodchips, seed potatoes.
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Stockpile Schedule 6/27-7/3

Limited hours due to holiday – see schedule below

In stock

I Street Community Garden is the only location with material available now. We will have abbreviated hours this week due to the upcoming holiday.

There is some topsoil left. The quantity of topsoil allowed to take will be approximately 2-3 55gal trash cans worth. Many people are still picking up materials so we will keep making them available for everyone next week too.

Fresh mushroom substrate available! Great for mulching and you will most likely get some yummy oyster mushrooms too!

Wood chips are coming later this week too!

Plant starts

We had a donation of many gorgeous and healthy tomato plants from a Spenard Farmer Vendor. Free to everyone!

We have a table outside set up for free plants. If you have extra seedlings please label and bring them to I St and we will make them available to everyone:) Thank you!

Donations are not mandatory but any donation received will be used to further our mission of building food security one garden at a time.

Work Party

Our goal is to make these resources available to everyone regardless of income. Volunteering for Anchor Garden is a great way to give back.

You are welcome to join our volunteer work party at I ST Community Garden Sunday, July 11th 3-5pm. Come help in the garden, stockpiles, composting, and/or watering and take home some topsoil, manure, mushroom substrate, free seeds or seedlings:)

Thank you to all the volunteers that came to our work party last Sunday! You guys are wonderful!!

I Street Stockpile Hours:

  • Theresa or Rachel : Mon & Tues 12-2pm, Fri 5-7pm CANCELLED. I Street will hopefully reopen next week. New schedule will be posted July 5.
  • Resources include: topsoil, 8 mo. old horse manure, 8 mo old chicken/goat/turkey manure, fresh mushroom substrate, FREE TOMATO PLANTS (tomato plants are all claimed!), recycled trays/pots, woodchips later this week.
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Stockpile Schedule 6/20-6/26

More topsoil is available! The quantity of topsoil allowed to take will be approximately two to three 55-gallon trash cans worth. I ST Community Garden is the only location with material available now.

This was our biggest year ever in terms of moving tons of waste resources for gardening:) We moved more material this year than in year 1 & 2 combined!! This translates into more local food being grown in Anchorage.

Our goal is to make these resources available to everyone regardless of income.

Help us with our mission!

Donations are not mandatory but any donation received will be used to further our mission of building food security one garden at a time.

Volunteering for Anchor Garden is another great way to give back!

You are welcome to join our volunteer work party at I ST Community Garden Sunday, June 26th 3-5pm. Come help in the garden, stockpiles, composting, and/or watering and take home some topsoil, manure, mushroom substrate, free seeds or seedlings:)

DOWNTOWN STOCKPILE:

  • I St Theresa or Rachel: Tues 5-7pm, Wed & Thurs. 12-2pm, Sun 3-5pm
  • Resources include: topsoil, composted horse manure, 8 mo. old horse manure, 8 mo old chicken/goat/turkey manure, fresh mushroom substrate, free seeds, recycled trays/pots and an old grow light system.
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Stockpile Schedule for 6/13-6/19

I Street Community Garden is the only location with material available now. This was our biggest year ever in terms of moving tons of waste resources for gardening!! This translates into more local food being grown in Anchorage:)

More topsoil is being delivered this week and will be made available asap. The quantity of topsoil allowed to take will be approximately 1-2 55gal trash cans worth. Our goal is to make these resources available to everyone regardless of income. Donations are not mandatory but any donation received will be used to further our mission of building food security one garden at a time:) . Happy Gardening!!

DOWNTOWN:

  • I St Theresa or Rachel : Mon 10am-12pm, Wed 10am-12pm, Thurs 5-7pm, Sun 3-5pm