Mushroom Cultivation Workshop!

Jan 24, 2015 by

It’s cold outside! So today we’re reminiscing about planting garlic, harvesting veggies, saving seed…and establishing mushroom gardens! So join the Little Flower Collective later this year for our annual Basic Outdoor Mushroom Cultivation Workshop! Learn how to establish mushroom patches within your veggie and plant beds, plugging logs and other techniques that ANYONE can do using a few readily available/free materials! It’s a blast and it includes a delicious lunch! A lunch that will be loaded with local organic ingredients, local foraged mushrooms and LOVE!! Please join us! Support and help create mycelial connections that will fruit change, food and sustainability! So stay in touch, and drop in when the sun comes back out,...

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Re-Elect Greg Young!

Jan 1, 2015 by

Back in 2013, the wise voters of Gloversville NY elected Greg Young, one of the founding fathers of the Little Flower Community, as Fifth Ward Supervisor.  Woo-hoo!  Smart move, lucky people of Gloversville! But time has passed and a new election looms. So let’s get cracking and re-elect Greg starting today! Learn more about Greg’s views and candidacy  at

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Gandhi Institute In The News!

Oct 6, 2014 by

The M. K. Gandhi Institute (whose offices were built with the help of members of the Little Flower’s fellow co-op, Ant Hill) is taking a strong stand to stop violence in the community, and the media are taking notice:  read the Time Warner feature article here. Recent instances of violence were addressed at the Institute’s 4th annual celebration this Sunday. Said Institute Director Kit Miller, “We have young people teaching young people,” through the institutes’ nonviolence clubs. The pilot program in its second year and is offered at select city and suburban schools, where teens are taught and teach each other Martin Luther King’s and Gandhi’s ways of non-violence. The clubs meet weekly. “We’re getting the kids skilled up and trying to get them to think critically about violence first and getting them to think critically...

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Life On The Farm (with LFC)

Sep 20, 2014 by

The LFC got a mention recently in the GVOCSA newsletter, which is worth reading in itself.  So we thought we’d share: Farm Update August 25, 2014 From Ammie Chickering, Peacework Farm All of the field tomatoes now have late blight except for “Defiant”, which was bred to be late blight resistant. On Friday, we picked all of the green tomatoes that looked good from the 3 varieties that had shown some resistance to the blight. By today, blight spots were showing on several. We will continue to monitor them and throw out the ones showing blight. If there are enough left by this Thursday & Sunday, we will put them in your shares. Please use them quickly. If blight spots develop, cut them out. The rest of the tomato should be fine if it feels...

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Jul 1, 2014 by

Yes! Capoeira Angola Quintal Rochester is bringing a FREE capoeira mini-workshop and roda to Little Flower’s Sunday brunch! Don’t miss it! And for more on CAQ’s ongoing classes in Rochester, please visit...

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