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February

Monthly total: 80 volunteer days for 224 hours labor.

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February 28th, 2013

Total for 9 days work: 29 volunteer days for 84 hours labor.

Today we had 1 volunteer for 5 hours

They worked with the jobpath volunteer for 2 hours and at the woodshop for 3 hours

Wednesday we had 1 volunteer for 2 hours of cleanup work at Stockton

Tuesday we had 6 volunteers for 15 hours work

Woodshop for 3 hours

Stockton for 2 hours

Monday we had 2 volunteers for 4 hours work

We worked in the woodshop

Sunday we had 10 volunteers for 30 hours work

We gave away 4.5 dozen eggs, 1 bag clothes

cleaned Broadway chicken coop

worked on gazebo

harvested collards

pulled plastic off most beds

Saturday we had 2 volunteers for 6 hours

made a new compost, kept broadway open despite rain

Friday we had 2 volunteers for 5 hours work

we picked up some wood and worked in the woodshop

Thursday we had 2 volunteers for 10 hours work

jobpath for 3 hours

we built the base for two more planter boxes

Wednesday we had 3 volunteers for 7 hours work

we built the base for two planter boxes

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February 18th, 2013

weekly total for 7 days work: 24 volunteer days for 69 hours labor

Today we had 4 volunteers for 11 hours work

we collected a wood donation and cut 108 pieces to size for more planter beds

Sunday we had 8 volunteers for 21 hours work

we harvested and pickled carrots to give away

we gave out 6 dozen eggs

we gave away some clothes and books

we moved a bench from stockton to broadway

we cleaned the chicken coop

Saturday we had 6 volunteers for 21 hours work

we visited a prospective new farm a neighbor and friend is pursuing on Myrtle Ave

-we will be helping in the future if all goes well

we gave away some clothes and books

we turned the compost

worked on insulating the chicken coop

Friday we met with NYRP for a site visit

-they may be bringing us many materials for the stockton farm

Thursday we had our jobpath volunteer for 4 hours

Wednesday we helped Lion’s school for 2 hours

Tuesday we had 2 volunteers for 6 hours work

we finished the tool shed on the new chicken coop

Lions community school worked monday, wednesday, thursday, friday for 8 hours

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February 10th, 2013

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Weekly total: 38 hours labor, 16 volunteer days

Lyons Community School came Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

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Today we opened up Broadway and Stockton with 8 volunteers for about 24 hours work.

At Broadway we gave away 4 dozen eggs and some clothes

At Stockton we fixed the broken front gate and had more snowball fighting

Yesterday was a 5 hour snowball fight fest with like 30 kids

A lot of snow shoveling

Labor was about 4 hours

Friday we had a blizzard. 10 inches or so.

One plastic rig over a raised bed was destroyed. Plastic torn, wooden support beams ripped out.

Thursday Jobpath for 3 hours

Wednesday 3 volunteers 7 hours worked

Toolshed improvements

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February 3rd, 2013

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some of the harvest

Weekly total: 33 hours labor, 11 volunteer days.

On Sunday we had 5 volunteers for 17 hours work

We opened Broadway and Stockton

At Stockton we worked on the tool shed extension and harvested beets and carrots
At Broadway we gave away 4.5 dozen eggs, some clothes, beets and carrots

saturday

cleaned chicken coop
had a lot of visitors
4 volunteers for 11 hours work

friday
Lyons Community School students for 2 hours

thursday
jobpath 3 hours
first day that Lyons community school came to the farm
7 students were at the farm for 2 hours

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working in the snow

Lyons Kids Working

Lyons Kids Working

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