Get your veggies here! Marion St. Community Garden

A coworker (who’s also a neighbor) told me about this cute-as-a-button community garden on the 1500 block of Marion street off P ST. Apparently, it was an empty lot and the owners agreed to let the neighborhood create a community garden. They sell their produce on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-7. The space is even … More Get your veggies here! Marion St. Community Garden

What Would You Like for BACA to Focus on in 2011?

           Dear Neighbors, Saturday, November 13th the Bates Area Civic Association officers will meet to put together a project plan and budget for 2011. The project plan and budget will be presented to the community for review, input and approval.              We would like to hear from you. What would you like us to work … More What Would You Like for BACA to Focus on in 2011?

Bloomingdale Farmer’s Market this week

From Ted McGinn: GOODMORNING BLOOMINGDALE!!!!!!!!! We had the biggest kick-off for the Bloomingdale farmer’s market ever! Over 600 market shoppers snatched up local strawberries, asparagus, mushrooms and lamb. We had outstanding breads, fresh pasta and organic greens. If your in town this weekend stop by for a Big Bear Latte and get your market on! … More Bloomingdale Farmer’s Market this week