A wildly productive two weeks with AmeriCorps NCCC

From April 14th until April 28th, Good Cheer was a flurry of activity while we hosted 10 stellar and enthusiastic National Civilian Community Corps members (NCCC)! NCCC is an AmeriCorps program that gives 18-24 year olds the opportunity to travel around the US with their team and work on various community projects. The projects this crew helped us … More A wildly productive two weeks with AmeriCorps NCCC

Another massively successful MLK Jr Day of Service

Thank you to the 20 volunteers who came out to help us start the season off right! Our intrepid gardeners helped us turn every covered cropped bed at the garden, harvested kale, chard, spinach, lettuce, parsley, leeks, beets, carrots, and rosemary, dismantled some old raised wooden beds, cleaned up the hoop house, weeded, and turned … More Another massively successful MLK Jr Day of Service

Harvest Party and Music Fest on September 14th!

Come join us at our annual Harvest Party and Music Fest!! Click 2013 Good Cheer Harvest Party and Music Fest poster. Music: Chitsuwo Marimba & Mwoyo Marimba, Steve Showell, Joanne Rouse & Fiddle Friends, Karin Blaine, Quinn Fitzpatrick, Julie Pigott & Buffy Cribbs, Bob Effertz Free family activities- Veggie critters, veggie printmaking, tile painting, garden … More Harvest Party and Music Fest on September 14th!

In-ground worm bins make the most incredible vermicastings!

On Saturday, June 8th, from 9 – 11 am, at the Good Cheer Garden, learn about making your own concrete in-ground worm bin! This class is part of the Growing Groceries program to help local gardeners be successful growing food. Vermicastings are an excellent soil amendment, adding nutrition and microbes to increase your soil fertility. We … More In-ground worm bins make the most incredible vermicastings!

Martin Luther King Day of Service launches the 2013 season!

    Martin Luther King Day can be a bit dicey with the weather, but we were lucky this year, and though cold, the rains stayed away. Americorp volunteers from the South Whidbey Commons turned over cover crops and mulched the flipped beds.   The cover crop was turned over in the hoophouse, and we harvested … More Martin Luther King Day of Service launches the 2013 season!