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About castingsorg

Non Profit organization - Fulfilling a dream by motivating and educating Tacoma’s youth and community members in order to construct and sustain a healthy way of living. We believe this can be achieved through agriculture by means of educational integration in school systems and local community support.

The McCarver Park Community Gardens are looking beautiful and are pretty close to being finished. We have all of the beds in and they are filled with dirt. Most of the ground is covered with cardboard and chips. Raspberries and … Continue reading

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Agenda Monday, April 11, 2011

Old Business: Action Item’s: Grant Elem. (Set up Meeting) Make new Face Book Page for BCG (Jordan) Talk to Kristen (Julia) Worms (Chris) Trees, Plants, and Dirt (Julia) Check on Dirt and Gravel discounts and availability (Chris) Business Plan (Jordan) … Continue reading

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AGENDA MARCH 21, 2011

Old Business: Action Items:  Chrystal will contact Costco and other Distributors to see if they will donate items need to cook with. (Action Item)  Need to purchase seeds and dirt for planting project.  Need egg cartons. (Action Item … Continue reading

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AGENDA MARCH 14, 2011

Special Guest: Carol Ramm-Gramenz Old Business: Action Items:  Create Canvas Material (Julia) Done  Work on Compost Poster (Sean, Julia and Chris) Done  List of tools that Susan and Husband have for building (Julia)  Chrystal requested Letterhead … Continue reading

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Park Appreciation Day Saturday April 16th

For Park Appreciation Day this Saturday April 16th we will be doing a LOT of great work . After a great donation from Grays Lumber we are finally on our way to building the raised beds for the Bamford Community … Continue reading

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Community Garden Workday, Sunday April 11th

On Sunday April 11th we installed the final phases of the community garden pathway. The rain stayed away until we were done and many volunteers from CASTINGS, PeaceMakers, McCarver Elementary Staff, McCarver Park Garden Club, and neighbors to the park … Continue reading

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3rd Community and School Garden Workday at McCarver

On our third Community Garden day at Bamford and McCarver Gardens we were down to 4 people, Julia, Chris, Sean and Jordan. Poor Dan Smith showed up to kibitz and we handed him and shovel and pointed to the 10 … Continue reading

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