What’s Growing

As stewards of the planet, we need to think of the larger, spiritual role our gardens play. Our intention at Peace Village is to live in harmony with the natural world. Experimenting, innovating, and implementing ways to live more sustainably is paramount to preserving our culture for the generations to come. It is in this light that we currently nurture two edible gardens.

Family Home-stead Garden :

We hope to model that by producing more and consuming less, families can live a healthy lifestyle on an organic diet, save money by growing their own organic produce, and bring up the net worth of their most valuable asset, their home. Excited about actualizing this dream, we’ve been working towards establishing a grocery store right on our land! Produce harvested, with love, care, patience, and hardwork will be available for sale to the community.

Children’s garden :

We need to remember why it’s important to teach our children how to take care of themselves and the planet they will inherit. Gardens are wonderful classrooms, a place to home school biology, healthy eating habits and, more importantly, an appreciation of the wonder of life. The Children’s Garden is a child’s haven for expeditionary learning. Squashes crawling out of barrels onto teepee structures to create a play house, a baby strawberry peeking through the shade of the large pumpkin leaves planted in a personal barrel, harvesting ingredients to decorate their very own pizza, or buried treasures to be cooked up as roasted potatoes! Endulging their senses and imagination will give way to experiential learning never to be forgotten. Giving the gift of living healthier lives while providing for themselves even on a small scale through gardening and husbandry projects is an essential step toward preserving our culture and living sustainably in harmony with nature.

Detailed list of growing plants :

Fruit Trees :
Asian apple
Fuji apple

Fall and Winter Herbs and Vegetables:
Scarlet Ohno
Tokyo Market
Early Purple Sprouting Broccoli
Late Purple Sprouting Broccoli
Raab Broccoli
Monstrueux de Viroflay
Giant Winter Spinach
Early Half Tall Brussels
Seven Hills Brussels Sprout
All Seasons Cabbage
Wong Bok, Nappa Cabbage Greens,
Saint Valery Carrot
Dragon Purple Carrot
Amarillo Yellow Carrot
Snowball Cauliflower
Wild Garden Kale Mix
Salad Bowl Lettuce
Arctic King Lettuce, Butterhead    
Fordhook Giant  Chard
Perpetual Spinach Chard
Cherry Belle Radish,
Watermelon Radish
All Seasons (Tokinashi) Radish
Pacific Beauty Mix Calendula
Florence Fennel
Musselburgh Leek
Ailsa Craig Onion, Bulb
Red Torpedo Onion
Southport White Globe Onion
Giant Zittau Onion
Bell Bean, Fava

Spring & Summer Vegetables :
Tomatoes : our tomatoe plants were bought from a group of gardeners who were growing to support the earthquake stricken haiti.
Tomatoes Cherokee Green
Tomatoes Big Zebra
Tomatoes Mr Stripey
Tomatoes Black Prince
Tomatoes Mortgage Lifter
Tomatoes Peacevine
Tomatoes Toys in the Attic
Tomatoes Cherokee Purple
Tomatoes Black Cherry
Watermelon Watermelon (General)
Watermelon Iroquois Melon
Watermelon Sugar Baby.
Greens Collards
Greens Lettuce
Greens Asian Greens
Berry Strawberry
Beans Bush Beans
Beans Sugar Snap Peas
Onion Onions
Garlic Garlic
Carrots Carrots
Potato Potato
Beets Beets
Gourds Gourds
Caulliflour Caulliflour
Corn Corn
Sunflowers Chocalate Sunflowers
Eggplants Eggplants
Pumpkins Pumpkins
Corn Sweet Corn
Corn Indian Corn
Squash Zuchinni

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