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Keep up with CASTINGS and what’s happening in the garden.

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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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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2nd Community and School Garden Workday

Tacoma Castings What a great day CASTINGS had in the gardens on our second Community And Volunteer Workday. It was a long day of shoveling, raking, hauling, digging, and painting. We had so much help from the great folks at … Continue reading

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Community Garden Work Day

Today March 12th CASTINGS and volunteers from Youth United, Civitas, and PeaceMakers from McCarver Elem. will be breaking ground on the Bamford Community gardens located in McCarver Park. After watching an inspiring video about the PeaceMakers last night at a … Continue reading

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Workday on School Garden at McCaver

We had our first garden volunteer work day on Saturday March 5th.¬† CASTINGS board and volunteers along with several Peace Makers laid cardboard as a base and then added¬† 7 raised beds, a 3 compartment compost bin, and 2 worm … Continue reading

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