Russell’s Garden Center of Wayland Supports Carlisle Grows Green!
2011-11-04 10:43:00

  Many thanks to Russell’s Garden Center for the generous discount on a much needed compost thermometer to monitor the temperature of our compost pile! Knowing the pile temperature helps us determine the need for more or less browns/greens and turning frequency – all essential aspects of a healthy pile that will yield compost quickly and without unwanted odors.   Incidentally,...

Carlisle Grows Green Spicy Pumpkin Soup
2011-10-29 09:31:00

CarlisleGrows Green Spicy Pumpkin Soup Serves 4-6   3-4 Tbsp butter 2 medium onions, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 tsp minced garlic 2 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder pinch cayenne pepper (optional) 3 15 oz cans pumpkin puree, or 6 cups of chopped roasted pumpkin 5 cups chicken broth 2 cups milk 1/2 cup brown...

One Potato . . . K potato harvest
2011-10-29 09:09:00

  ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO.Kindergartners Willow Cyr (left) and George Joseph display the potatoes they just harvested from the new garden behind the school. Last year’s kindergartners planted the potatoes in the spring with the help of the Carlisle Grows Green folks: 10/28/11 issue of the Carlisle Mosquito. 

60 Bags of Leaves Alert!
2011-10-09 09:12:00

  60 Bags of Leaves Alert!   Were you as surprised as the Carlisle Grows Green team to hear the weather report for today? Early snow fall is throwing a kink in our 'leaves as browns' collection plans!   We need ‘browns’ (fallen, mulched leaves) to feed our compost pile at school through the winter.   If you are planning on doing any raking before...

Carlisle Grows Green Counter Culture
2011-10-09 08:33:00

    Many thanks to CGG project team member, Randy Brown, for designing, building and installing the great new sorting station in the school cafeteria. The students agree that the new sorting station with descriptive signs hanging from above makes the entire sorting process easier and helps make sure things go in the right bin with minimum juggling and spills.