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July 23, 2011
Jack Tatge, left, of Willmar and Stanley Brosch of St. Paul work Friday morning in the Hope Garden on Darlene Bratberg's farm north of Spicer. The garden supplies food for the Hope Care Pantry, the Harvest Church Care Pantry and the food shelves in New London and Willmar. Last year's garden provided more than 100 bushels of tomatoes and cucumbers, 300 bushels of sweet corn, 6 tons of potatoes, as well as dozens of other fresh garden vegetables to people in need. Volunteer gardeners work in the garden eve...
Hope Garden
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
April 26, 2011
Olivia couple to offer produce through community sponsored ag
April 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Patrick Walter, left, and Mike Bjork of Fireside Hearth and Home in Willmar set up an archway Friday as part of the company's display of merchandise for the Home Show. The West Central Builders Association Home Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar Civic Center. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Home Show today and Sunday in Willmar
March 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Candace Hall, a certified herbalist, on?Wednesday displays one of the products from her organic and natural skin therapy line as she holds her son, Caden, at their Granite Falls home. Hall makes her own products and markets them at Willmar's Becker Market, Farmers Market and at Potpourri. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Granite Falls woman produces healthy and natural skin therapy products for a variety of conditions
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Tyler Johnson, left, and Kolt Soine secure one of the five butterfly houses that are being installed in a butterfly garden that was created this summer by ACGC students. The garden will serve as an outdoor classroom at the Junior-Senior High School in Grove City. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
ACGC students are building a butterfly garden
July 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 29, 2010
Heather Steinborn of  Willmar pulls weeds Monday from her plot at the community garden on Willmar Avenue Southeast. The garden is located on about a quarter of an acre of land east of Bremer Bank and offers local gardeners the chance to grow on plots that are about 10 feet long and 4 feet wide, according to archives. 
Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Weeding her plot
June 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Kayla Morse, center, shows Tilia Tait, 9, left, and Cole Morse, 7, how to plant potatoes in ACGC's school garden that's nearly as large as a football field.  Produce grown in the garden this summer will be incorporated into school lunches this fall. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
An education you can eat
June 12, 2010 - 12:30am
May 18, 2010
Diane Klaers, left, and Paul Mikkelson of Willmar plant their "salsa garden" Monday at the High Avenue Community Garden. They had just finished planting tomatoes and peppers and were working on onion sets. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Planting the salsa garden
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 3, 2010
Cheryl Bender, left, of Willmar, and Azahna Luschen, 5, work side by side Saturday morning to lay down a wood chip path between the garden plots at the High Avenue Community Garden. Users of the garden plots volunteered their time Saturday to help with the layout of the Willmar garden. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Readying the community garden
May 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
Medley of Rice with Roasted Red Pepper and Asparagus is the perfect side dish for salmon or any grilled meat. Photo by Sue Doeden
Easy gardening concept inspires healthful rice medley recipe
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2009
Ross Swartz of Willmar works on the construction of a composting bin, which he built for his Eagle Scout project. The bin was built alongside the Willmar Community Garden located behind the Community Center. (Tribune photos by Ron Adams)
Eagle Scout projects benefit Community Garden
September 8, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Virginia Ansorge of Willmar, left, and her daughter, Pauline Kolb of St. Louis, pick vegtables Tuesday from Ansorge's plot in the community garden on Willmar Avenue Southeast. This is the garden's third year, Ansorge said, and with nearly 40 plots planted this year, more people than ever are using it. "It's just been great," she said. "I think the price of food makes people think about raising their own." Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Community garden? You betcha
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Tribune photos by Donna Middleton
Steve Cederstrom has espaliered an apple tree next to the west wall of his house. He's also added a potting shed and decorates the fence around the patio. (Tribune photo by Donna Middleton)
Nine Willmar gardens open for viewing
July 25, 2009 - 9:33am
July 9, 2009
Lennett Savchuk of Willmar picks a sack full of peas Wednesday from her plot in the Community Garden near the Willmar Community Center. This is the sec-ond year a community garden has been available at the site. Another community garden is located at Seventh Street and Willmar Avenue Southeast. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Her own little patch
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
July 4, 2009
Chuck Waibel did his homework, researching the literature before coming up with a design for a low cost greenhouse from which to produce greens and other vegetables as a community supported agriculture venture. Last year's heating bill was under $75. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Garden Goddess Enterprises a growing success
July 4, 2009 - 12:34am