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September at the Monastery Gardens

Donations! This week’s recipients of corn, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, garlic, summer squash and zucchini are the Capital Area Food Bank, Community Immaculate Heart of Mary, Little Sisters of the Poor and the Franciscan Monastery kitchen (for the friars). On Sept. 8, we donated 490 … Continue reading

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County Fairs, Gardening & Tomato Canning

It’s Time for County (and State) Fairs It’s August and that means it’s time for entering our produce in the county and state fairs. Last year, the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild and its volunteers won a LOT of ribbons, including … Continue reading

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June Harvest Yielded Over 209 Pounds of Donated Food

The FMGG donated over 209 pounds of vegetables and herbs in June to the Little Sisters of the Poor, St. Anthony of Padua food pantry, the monastery, Immaculate Heart of Mary sisters and Franciscan sisters. This month, we also have … Continue reading

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