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Farm Needs

Here are a couple links that itemize the short-term and long-term goals/needs of the farm.  There are opportunities to contribute money,  items, or labor.

Farm Project Expenses

Volunteer Work Activities

12 Comments leave one →
  1. Leslie permalink
    March 23, 2011 12:45 pm

    I am interested in cooperative share. donation of time for fruits/veggies
    please email or call me
    Leslie Isla

  2. Andrew permalink
    April 4, 2011 11:00 am

    saw this and thought of you

  3. May 10, 2011 9:49 am

    right now i have a flat leafed chive of some sort, then peel offs are taking a bit to get straight up again, and i have spearmint and a low growing hearty oregano…i may have this other mint, too, but i’m not sure, as i just saw it today…i am beginning to collect herbs for random acts of putting them all over Buffalo…

    • wilsonstreeturbanfarm permalink
      May 10, 2011 11:41 am

      Thanks for reading my blog. I like the idea of pirate planting. It is so uplifting to be surprised by some wonderful, useful, fragrant plant that was left to bring unexpected pleasure to some passer-by. Our yard was full of some random mint that combines well with other mints to make a refreshing tea. There are also poppies that someone long ago planted. They make me smile in the busy spring days, blooming without any input or effort on my part.

      I read your site. It sounds like you contribute lots more to the community than beneficial plants!

  4. Laurie permalink
    April 21, 2012 1:52 pm

    Great article in Buffalo Spree. Visited your farm last summer on a bike tour and was impressed.

    • wilsonstreeturbanfarm permalink
      April 21, 2012 2:50 pm

      Thanks for the kind words. Please spread the word about our kickstarter.

  5. Lydia permalink
    April 30, 2014 12:27 pm

    I am also interested in a cooperative exchange of work for produce. Please let me know if this is a possibility this summer. What you’re doing is wonderful!

    • wilsonstreeturbanfarm permalink*
      April 30, 2014 1:54 pm

      Lydia, come by on Saturday morning, May 10, the second Saturday of the month and our regular volunteer work day, between 9:00 and 12:00, and we can meet and discuss our options.

      Thanks for your support,

  6. Jim Pollina permalink
    July 1, 2014 2:18 pm

    I was driving down Broadway and spotted the green house so I drove down Wilson and to my delight and surprise I was at a farm in the middle of the city. I had the pleasure to chat with some friendly young workers who needed better equipment for the job they were attempting. Are they volunteers?

    • wilsonstreeturbanfarm permalink*
      July 2, 2014 7:36 am

      You met a group of volunteers from Catholic Charities. They are working on installing a grape trellising system for us. Yesterday was their first day, so I’m sure their efficiency will improve. Also, the ground is not the most gracious to work with – especially in July.


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