CCG April Work Parties!

CCG April Work Parties!


10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Collard City Growers
3341 6th Ave, Troy, NY, 12181

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Join us (socially distanced, of course) to celebrate the spring together and clean up the CCG garden!
More info to come soon…


Time to make new memories! Here’s some sweet photos of last summer…

CCG coordinator Alexis found a wormy worm



A watermelon seed snuck in with a tomato


Mark and Jim putting in a post for the new chicken run

One of our chickens turned out to be a rooster



The interns preserved the spring flavor of dill by making dill vinegar


Uptown Summer assistant Alfonso and intern Peter helped fix the high tunnel door


Uptown Summer participant Angeles captured blooming anise hyssop and chamomile near the gate at CCG.

The southern border of CCG sports vigorous grapevines.

CCG produced an abundance of strawberries, blackberries, and cherries in 2020.

Uptown Summer participants harvested fresh food nearly every day from CCG. Underripe blackberries and a stand of bee balm can be seen on the right.

CCG Garden Coordinator Alexis holds a milkweed pod. Milkweed, the only food of the monarch butterfly caterpillar, is edible to humans if prepared correctly.

Uptown Summer participant Angeles captured this monarch butterfly resting on a blooming squash plant at CCG.

Uptown Summer participant Amajea helps care for the chickens at CCG by helping to clean their nesting boxes.