A Letter from Chip – We squashed the record…and just in time too!!!
Fall 2022 Dear Friends, Breaking news! If you haven’t heard already, we recently broke the all-time harvest record here at America’s Grow-a-Row (AGAR). It was an electric moment when we realized that 225 volunteers from Affinity Federal Credit Union not only surpassed the prior milestone of 144,000 pounds set a few MORE>
The Summer Scorch and Fall Freeze
Fall 2022 Tristan Wallack, our Senior Director of Programming and Operations, reflects on some of the challenges of this year’s growing season. In 2020 it was impossible to think that any farming season could be harder. Just as we were kicking it off, we wondered if we would even MORE>
A Letter from Chip – A Farmer, a Watermelon, and a Little Girl
Spring 2022 Dear Friends, A farmer, a watermelon, and a little girl… It almost sounds like the opening line of a joke, doesn’t it? But that’s hardly the reality. The reality is that those three subjects are part of a powerful story that dates back to the humble beginnings MORE>
Partnerships Equal Success
Spring 2022 Tristan Wallack, our Senior Director of Programming and Operations, writes about some of the partnerships that enable America’s Grow-a-Row to be successful in fulfilling our mission. How is it possible that we are already in June? I would not believe it except for the fact MORE>
A Letter from Chip – 20 Years…and Counting!
March 2022 Dear Friends, If you told me 20 years ago when I started a little 30 x 30 foot garden with my four-year-old daughter that our special “daddy-daughter” project would eventually turn into a major farming operation combined with an ever-expanding healthy eating education program AND that we MORE>