Summer Recipes – Cucumber, Tomato, & Red Onion Salad

While the easiest way to prepare cucumbers is to slice and shake some salt over them as a snack, adding them to a salad sounds more exciting. Unlike the past two recipes that involved grilling, this cucumber salad involves no cooking. The hardest part is the preparation, which only involves slicing and dicing the main … More Summer Recipes – Cucumber, Tomato, & Red Onion Salad

Introducing Izzy

Hey y’all!   My name is Izzy Fawson and I just finished my first week as the new Americorps summer associate at Good Cheer! My first day was on a Monday with loads of grocery rescue to sort through; I dove right in and started sorting celery, asparagus, carrots, and lettuce out of gigantic banana … More Introducing Izzy

Honey Bees Added to the Big ACRE!

Last year our garden apprentice, Corey, applied for and won a Sponsor-a-Hive grant through the Honey Bee Conservancy. Congrats Corey! The Honey Bee Conservancy is doing amazing work in bee conservation and environmental stewardship all around the world. Additionally, they’ve made the important link between increased pollinator activity and food access. The Sponsor-a-Hive program places … More Honey Bees Added to the Big ACRE!

Springing into action at the Bayview Farmers Market

After a teaser of sunshine and warm days, the rain came back just in time for the first Farmers Market on April 28th at Bayview Corner, but that didn’t keep anyone away. A local group of marimba players were cheering up shoppers as they browsed through the first offerings from farmers and crafters from around South … More Springing into action at the Bayview Farmers Market