GRuB Blog

July Gardening Tips Copy

July is a splendid month for your garden!

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Around the Table: A Free Online Course on Eating Well, Managing Stress, and Staying Healthy!

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Summer Events at GRuB

We're celebrating our 20th birthday this year- join us!

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June Gardening Tips

June is a splendid month for your garden!

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Plant of the Month: Fireweed

Fireweed teaches us about restoration!

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Welcoming New Faces!

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Plant of the Month: Hemlock

Hemlock teaches us about humility!

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May Gardening Tips

May is a splendid month for your garden!

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Solidarity Statement in Response to Anti-Asian and Pacific Islander Violence

Solidarity statement in response to anti-Asian & Pacific Islander violence.

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Gardening Tips April

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Six Strategies to Make a Charitable Impact in 2021

Six outstanding strategies we can use to make an impact this year!

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Plant of the Month: Big Leaf Maple

Learn about the wonders of bigleaf maple!

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Birthday Logo Design Contest!

Design a T-shirt for GRuB's 20th birthday-anniversary this June!

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GRuB Signs Racial Justice Letter from Thurston County Nonprofits

GRuB signs a letter calling for racial equity in our community.

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Plant of the Month: Nettle

Nettle reminds us to build our inner strength!

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March Gardening Tips

Time to think about Pruning, Planting, and Pest Control for spring!

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February Garden Tips

The end of February is the best time to start preparations for spring!

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Plant of the Month: Willow

Buds swell and silvery pussy willows remind us that spring is nearly here. 

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A Deeper Look at our Winter Newsletter Poets

Poets from our community share their stories and words!

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Some GRuBby Recipes for this Winter Season!

Delicious winter recipes to keep you nourished this season!

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GRuB Team Spotlight! Randy Pratt & Jennah Kemp

Meet some our team, who help GRuB GROW!

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A Deeper Look at our Winter Newsletter Artists

Artists from our community share their stories and art!

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GRuB News: A Look Back at 2020 and a Sneak Peak of 2021!

Winter stories from our Winter Newsletter!

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Plant of the Month: Cottonwood

People receive many gifts from cottonwood including wood and medicine.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Take a look at upcoming volunteer opportunities at GRuB!

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January Garden Tips

We can't harvest many vegetables through this month, but we can still grow!

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Garden Tips: December

December can be a quiet month in the garden, but there's still plenty to do

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Plant of the Month: Evergreen Conifers

Evergreen reminds us that we can survive this cold season!

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Healing with Wild Foods and Medicines

Learn about the generosity of our Wild Foods and Medicines Program!

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Giving Opportunities for 2020

You still have time to donate to your favorite organizations!

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Our Nurturing Garden Programs

Learn about the ways in which our Garden Programs nurture our community!

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Fall Appeal 2020

Our Fall Appeal for 2020!

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Youth Programs: Building Resilience & Leadership

Learn about resilience in our Youth Programs!

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Reflections on Reciprocity for Veteran's Day

Learn about reciprocity in our Volunteer Programs!

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Plant of the Month: Doug fir

Learn from Doug fir about how to adapt to changing environments!

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Annual GRuBkin Fundraiser: Pumpkin Bread

This year we are making Pumpkin Bread for our bake sale fundraiser!

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What to Plant - November

You can still grow a lot of different plants inside this time of year!

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Hummingbird Community Solar Project

Learn about GRuB's collaboration with Hummingbird Community Solar Project!

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GRuB seeks board members to begin in January 2021

Here's your chance to join the GRuBby Board!!

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Putting Down Roots on the Farm with Tier 1 Youth 

Learn about our youth Tier groups!

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Plant of the Month: Hawthorne

Hawthorne is medicine for the heart!

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You Are Invited: Join GRuB's Sustaining Circle!

Join our Sustaining Circle! 

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Soirée 2020 Thank You To Guests & Donors

Soirée went beyond our wildest expectations! Thank you for helping us GROW!

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Canoe Journey Herbalists

Canoe Journey Herbalists connects community with herbal medicine.

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Cal and the Chicken Coop

Learn about our super volunteer Cal and his lovely chicken coop project!

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Honor a Vet in Your Life

Give a gift today to honor a veteran or active service member!

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Summer 2020 Print Newsletter

Our beautiful summer print newsletter, digitized!

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GRuB's Equity Journey

We strive to be an anti-oppressive, liberatory organization

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Plant of the Month: Camas

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July 2020 GRuB Org Update

Update on current opportunities and happenings at GRuB

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Plant of the Month: Mint

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Meet Jane Lawson: Making a Home for GRuB

Meet GRuB Sustainer Jane Lawson and read about her BIG contribution to GRuB

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GRuB's Going Solar!

GRuB is proud to partner with the Hummingbird Community Solar Project!

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Get or Give a GRuBby Garden! 

Learn how to give or receive a backyard container garden!

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GRuB’s Backyard Garden Building Model 

We're sharing resources with our backyard garden building peers!

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Jacinto Dyson (1993-2020)

We lost a member of the community last month.

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Plant of the Month: Salmonberry

Read about how salmonberry nourishes our human and non-human communities.

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GRuB Solidarity Statement

Addressing food justice requires taking an active stance for racial justice

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Lettuce Build Gardens, Lettuce Support Community

Help us gift 150 gardens to households with scarce financial resources

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Victory Gardens: What’s in a Name? 

Join the conversation on renaming GRuB's "Victory Garden" programs.

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Wild Foods and Medicine Updates

Fun and exciting trainings and events to look forward to this year

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Plant of the Month: Plantain

May's Plant-of-the-Month is a common "weed" packed with powerful medicine!

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Lettuce Build Gardens!

We are rethinking our annual build-a-thon to build more gardens than ever!

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Meet Melissa Davis: Cooking Up Community at GRuB

Meet Melissa Davis: GRuB Guest Chef and member of our Sustaining Circle

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GRuB Update to Community

Read about how GRuB is adapting to share our resources more than ever!

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Herbal Support during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Learn how to support your health and immune systems naturally

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GRuB seeding abundance during Stay-at-Home

A letter from our ED on GRuB's evolving plans for action in 2020

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Update to the GRuB Community: How to Reach Us

How to reach us while we are closed to the public

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Coronavirus Response at GRuB

How we can best support the community at this time

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Meet Steve Byers: a GRuB Sustainer

Read about why Steve connects with and supports GRuB's work!

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Cultural Ecosystems on GRuB's Nature Trail

Read about Cultural Ecosystems and how it's used on GRuB's Nature Trail

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Plant of the Month: Oregon Grape

Read about the Oregon Grape and its many uses as food, medicine, and dyes.

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Plant of the Month: Red Alder - The Community Builder

The January 2020 Plant of the Month is Red Alder - the Community Builder

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United Way of Thurston County

We're grateful for our partnership with the United Way of Thurston County!

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Growing Leaders: Teresa Knotwell

Meet a Victory Gardener who became a GRuB Board Member

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Plant-of-the-Month: Douglas Fir

The most common tree in the Pacific Northwest, it offers us many gifts.

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Disabled Veterans National Foundation

3.8 million veterans have a service-connected disability

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Patagonia Action Works

Your financial gift to GRuB matched by Patagonia through 12/31/2019

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Help Us Grow in 2020

Your financial gifts are precious to us.

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Learn What's Growing at GRuB!

Keep GRuB Growing Next Year!

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Cultivating Veterans

With roots on the Victory Farm, veterans are thriving.

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Growing Leaders: Meet Al!

A GRuB volunteer who wears many hats

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Dandelion–An Autumn Reflection

Musings, medicine & recipes from Elise Krohn

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Kim's GRuBuating!

After nurturing GRuB for 23 years, she's transitioning to new callings.

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Give Local & Support GRuB

Donate to GRuB via the Community Foundation's annual fundraising campaign

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GRuBkin Pies!

Order your GRuB-grown pumpkin pie by 11/22/19

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Fall in Love with KinderGarden in the Garden!

A special program for children ages 2-6 years, especially babies of color

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The Mayday Foundation Partners with GRuB!

learn about how fresh, local food supports families coping with cancer!

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Plant of the Month: Wild Strawberry

Learn about Wild Strawberry from Elise Krohn

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GroundED Spring Report

Learn about our successful implementation of the GroundED program!

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Request for Proposals - Fundraising Gala Leadership

We're looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

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Volunteer Orientation & More!

Volunteer orientation, drop-in hours, and upcoming ice cream party!

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Plant of the Month: Yarrow

Learn about the versatile healing properties of 'Warrior Medicine'

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Traditional Plants Program Coordinator, Mariana Harvey

Welcome our new staff member, Mariana Harvey!

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Saying Goodbye to GRuBuation

Saying hello to Tend, Gather & Grow

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Market Stand Now Open!

Open every Wednesday from 3-6PM

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Plant of the Month: Wild Rose

Read about Wild Rose from Elise Krohn, Traditional Plants Program Director

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Spend Your Summer at GRuB!

Open to youth & young adults who have not earned their GED or HS diploma

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The GRuB Institute is Coming!

Learn about GRuB's program so you can adapt it to your community

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GRuB & GRAVITY Launch GroundED, a GED Gateway

A new partnership for youth working on their high school equivalency

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