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One of the New Eden gardeners introduced us to this cool website. On growveg.com you can plan your garden, get reminders of when to plants your different veggies, good gardening tips and more. Click here to get more info.
Online Garden Planning Tool

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Welcome to the New Eden Collaborative Blog, the mission of the First Parish Church of Newbury, bringing together our local organic community gardeners, chicken co-op shareholders, eco artists, church congregants, CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) growers and shareholders, and food and environmental organizations to model a sustainable community through inspiring a conscious and caring relationship to the earth and to each other.

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Knife found in garden today monday Sept. 19th give me a call if it is yours 978 465 5721

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Join New Eden Collaborative, FPCN, Transition Newburyport and our local collaborators for the next New Eden Potluck Garden Party
Saturday, August 27, from 4:30pm – 7:00pm.
We will be making the famous New Eden pizza in our
Earth Oven,
bring your favorite pizza toppings!

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New Eden Collaborative Potluck Garden Party – Saturday, June 25th

Join New Eden Collaborative, First Parish Church of Newbury, Transition Newbury and our other local collaborators for the

New Eden Potluck Garden Party Saturday, June 25th 4:30pm to 7:00pm

First Parish Church Newbury ~ 20 High Road

We will be making our famous New Eden pizza in our Earth Oven,  bring your favorite pizza toppings!

What to bring:

  • your favorite potluck dish and beverage
  • your own picnic gear – plates, utensils, and cups
  • your friends and family to join this great community gathering to eat, play games, and have fun
  • musical instrument(s) to join in on the jam session

Parking for this event is on the street in front of First Parish Church Newbury.


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Strawberry Preserve Workshop ~ Saturday, June 18, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join Charlotte Dion for an introduction to food preservation with Strawberries!  There’s nothing that compares to the taste of ripe June strawberries, except your own strawberry preserves in January.  Participants will learn how to save the flavor bounty of summer fruits using the simple hot water bath canning method.  All will take home a jar of strawberry jam, the recipe, and a list of resources for further food preservation fun. Note: this workshop might run past noon.

Fee: $23 per person with online registration or $28 per couple taking home 1 jar of jam with online registration; $25 per single or $30 per couple the day of the event

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Compost Tea ~ the super material for organic gardening ~ Saturday, June 4, 10AM-Noon

Organic landscaper, Javier Gil, will teach the fundamentals of compost, soil microbiology, and why compost tea is the hottest new trend in gardening.  Compost tea is used to promote beneficial bacteria, add nutrients to the soil, suppress disease and fungi, and increase overall health in plants.  He will demonstrate how to make your own compost tea at home with a few simple supplies.

Fee: $16 per person with online registration; $18 the day of the event

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