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Here, Amongst the Flowers and Vegetables

Lienallie gave this talk at Permaculture Action Day at our farm on November 4, 2017.  Over the course of the day, about 200 people gathered to take part in a day of hands-on regenerative projects, music, shared food, workshops, and … Continue reading

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A Particular Kind of Magic

Sometimes I feel like the more I learn the less I can put into words. In this case, I worry that my words will not accurately capture all that is good and true about the Homeless Garden Project - an organization that … Continue reading

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My First Month in Homeless Garden Project’s Transitional Job Program

  The Homeless Garden Project is about growth, learning and starting new life. As a trainee, I’m learning so many valuable tools in gardening, planting and harvesting. Before I started working at the farm, I hadn’t worked in eight years. … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: From The Garden Company Owner, Charlie Keutmann

  In early February I was invited to give a brief presentation to trainees of the Homeless Garden Project to share some of the things an employer looks for in the job application and interview process. There was a lively … Continue reading

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Mary Cherry’s Remarks for 2013 First Friday Holiday Store Celebration and Open House

Hello everyone. I’m Mary and I’m really glad to be here talking to you but also very nervous. I don’t have much experience being a public speaker and I’m kinda shy until you get to know me. So this is … Continue reading

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What our trainees say was accomplished in 2012

Probably the most inspiring and meaningful achievements at Homeless Garden Project are from our trainees. Here is a listing from our trainees about what they personally accomplished by participating in HGP’s transitional employment program in 2012. I’m now living indoors. … Continue reading

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Growth: What does it mean to you?

Every day, we are reminded that our work at the Homeless Garden Project is about growth.  One of our core values is, “We value the capacity of every individual for growth and renewal.”  It’s a tiny word packed with meaning. … Continue reading

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