A Gorgeous New Greenhouse at N&33

Last month's  Growing Galveston newsletter hinted at a new greenhouse about to be built (thanks to funding from UTMB's President's Cabinet grant program). Six weeks later, we are happy to announce that we have an 18 x 28 foot greenhouse at the N&33rd garden that...

Garden in the City

You will really know where your food comes from (and that it is fresh chemical free) if you rent a garden space at Deborah’s Community Garden, 25th and Post Office. You’ll get to know a community of other like-minded gardeners and share in the care of chickens, goats...

Seeking Artists!

In addition to the many changes at the flagship N&33 garden (new greenhouse, expansion of the donation bed program, development of the "maze" beds, addition of honeybees and four goats), there is a new "barn" at N&33. The barn is a recycled shipping container...

Thanks UTMB and Pre-Med Students

Perhaps the greatest gift any organization can give us is a committed workday with lots of hands on board to do the physical work we can't get done alone. On June 6, UTMB sent us close to 60 undergraduate college students (members of the Early Medical School...

SG Featured in Magazine

Seeding Galveston was delighted to be featured in an article in this month's issue (May 2015) of Galveston Monthly. A snazzy Corvette got the cover spot, but readers can find the Seeding Galveston article on page 54. In addition to the main article, by Kathleen Maca,...

SMART Family Literacy Families Garden at N&33rd

Another collaboration that got started in March involved Liz Turner's SMART Family Literacy organization (www.smartfamilyliteracy.org). Two families began learning to garden and grow their own nutritious, local food at the Seeding Galveston site at Avenue N and 33rd...

Welcome UTMB Greenies

It was a wild and wonderful March at Seeding Galveston with spring planting, spring cleanup, garden bed building, expansion of the CSA program and lots of new liaisons. Foremost among the latter was the creation of the UTMB Greenies, a volunteer group of UTMB...

Aggies Help Out at SG

A million thanks to all the students at Texas A&M who volunteered at two Seeding Galveston sites. An amazing amount of work was accomplished: building the equivalent of about 25 gardening beds, filling them with soil, planting trees, mowing. We had two crews...

All Hail Our Volunteers!

We have many people to thank for hours and hours of work over the past several weeks and this eLetter will reflect our heartfelt thanks. Seeding Galveston could not exist without our volunteers and benefactors, and we embrace every one of you. We are especially...

Global Water Brigade Rebuilds Beds at DCG

The Global Water Brigade at UTMBcontacted us recently to discuss a possible collaborative effort at Deborah’s Community Garden. As part of their good work, they wish to work/play with children during Galveston’s Own Farmer’s Market by using a gardening bed to...