Goodness Grows News
Newsletter # 55
Springing Into the Growing Season!
Mulching. Digging. Planting. Watering. Weeding. And before you know it...harvesting!
All of those words describe what's on the minds of our entire GG team right now. These folks have been working hard and are the perfect bunch to pull off another fabulous growing season!
Welcome to Our New Staff Members!
We are so glad to welcome these three into (or back to) the GG family!!!
We look forward to a fantastic summer with all of you!
Weekly Market Starts Saturday!
GG at the Flea
We Flea for one reason - community! The Youngstown Flea hosts a “Market For Makers” one Saturday per month from 9am-3pm right in the heart of the Downtown Youngstown area, dedicated to local/regional vendors of hand-made, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles.
For 2022, GG will be at the Flea on 6/11, 7/9, 8/13, 9/10, & 12/4!
Come See Us at the Festival
Columbiana Wine Festival is an annual one-day-only wine tasting event featuring local music, artisan vendors, delicious food, and selections from area wineries. The festival is held at TownCenter at Firestone Farms, 101 TownCenter Avenue in Columbiana. Wristbands are $25/advance, $30/gate and include a commemorative glass, tasting booklet and 10 tasting tickets. Advanced tickets are available at the office in the Columbiana Area Visitor’s Center at 11 N. Main Street or online: bit.ly/ColumbianaWineFestival2022. Advance sale wristbands will be available for pick-up at the gate during the event. Regular admission wristbands will be available at the gate for $30 starting at 4pm on June 11. Stop by our table to figure out your favorite jam/wine pairing!
Jungle Jam & Juicy Jam
Jungle Jam: Blueberry Jalapeno, Hot, Cranberry Jalapeno,
Cherry Habanero, Pineapple Habanero, Dragon
Juicy Jam: Cranberry Orange, Strawberry Lemonade,
Sugar Free Strawberry Blueberry
These are the flavors we currently have in stock.
Our jam supply will change as fruits move in and out of season. Is there a favorite flavor you don't see? Let us know and we will try to put it on our list of jams to make!
Remember, if you return an 8oz. jam jar, you get $1 off the purchase of a new 8oz. jam!
Additional Items We Offer
Fun on the Farm
Busy Days in North Lima
Be a GG Volunteer
We would love for you to be a part of the work and fun! Volunteers are always welcome and appreciated. Stop in to see us (9am-2pm Monday-Friday) or give us a call. There are many, many ways to get involved. (Note how happy volunteer Nicolette was at GG last week! YOU could be that happy, too!) As the JM Barrie quote says, "Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves."
Plenty of Smiles, Guaranteed!
Are You Spring Cleaning?
Check out our website & Facebook page to learn more!
Goodness Grows is a faith-based 501(c)3 non-profit operating out of Common Ground Church Community. Our mission is to cultivate personal, social, and community growth through gardening, education, and opportunity for people of all abilities. We are working to improve people's lives through social and therapeutic gardening practices. We'd love for you to join us!
Create. Cultivate. Thrive.