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The Gift of Growth – Episode 2: Growing Relationships


Archive for April, 2015

The Gift of Growth – Episode 2: Growing Relationships

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez I’ve cultivated and nurtured so many relationships in the garden; with the soil, with the plants, with the people but the most important relationship that [...]

The Gift of Growth – Episode 1: What That Means To Me and What It Can Mean For You

Friday, April 17th, 2015

This quarter I am graduating, so naturally I’ve been reflecting on my time here at UCR and that in the community garden. It is Spring of 2015 and I have been working in the garden almost on a daily basis for a year now. Last year was the first time I started volunteering in the [...]

The Drought

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

What is it? Droughts occur in virtually all climates. Of all weather-related phenomena that have potential to cause severe economic impacts in the US, droughts come in second only to hurricanes. A drought is defined as a period of drier-than-normal conditions that results in water-related problems. At times in which rainfall is below average for [...]

What’s New at the R’Garden

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Hello Readers, Our community plots have finally opened up! It’s so exciting to see this project reach it completion after months of work and preparation. I remember when I first started interning at the community garden; the entire south half was just flat, solid dirt. We’ve come so far! During the first week of the [...]

Recycled Pen Box Contest!

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

The Office of Sustainability will be holding a contest for homemade, artistic, and creative boxes for our campus community to recycle used pens in. Each box must be around the size of a shoe-box and have an opening large enough for a pen to fit through. The artistic recycled pen boxes will be placed throughout [...]


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