Today, the Plantables Warehouse got a little cleaner and tad more organized because of the work of seven amazing volunteers. They spent part of their Saturday with us to clean, build shelves, organize, sand and paint, and do whatever that was needed. Once again, kindness has struck Plantables! Thanks so much to the "Squeaky Clean Seven"!!
The only thing more fun than making paper and Bee Bombs for our Plantables workers and volunteers is MORNING MEETING. And before each work shift, we ALWAYS have MORNING MEETING. Today was: “Tell Me Something Good Tuesday”. Some of the answers were awesome and just plain precious.
Not only is the Plantables Crew great at making paper and seed bombs, but apparently they also have "Green Thumbs". Using our Plantables seed embedded paper (that we planted earlier this spring) all kinds of flowers and herbs are popping up in planter boxes in downtown Hudson, Wisconsin.
We are super excited about our newest partnership, with The Purple Tree - Sprout Worthy window boxes - check it out! sproutworthy.com
Hey Wisconsin and Minnesota FB friends, on Saturday (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) come see some of the Plantables crew at this weekend's Farm, Art and Garden Fair hosted by Ciranda in Hudson, WI (Third St. and Vine). Shop local artists and farmers including, but not limited to, Caminito Art Studio, A to Z Produce & Bakery, The Wicker Woman and Sweet Top Farm as you learn about organic agriculture, sustainable lawn and garden care, composting, rain gardens and more. The University of Minnesota Bee Squad will be giving a demonstration with our urban beehives. Enter to win a Neuton electric mower ($300 value) among other prizes. Treats and refreshments provided.
This is a FREE event. Adults and children welcome.
9:30am Garden Tour / Lawn & Garden Presentation
10:00am Bee Squad Demonstration
10:30am Organic & Fair Trade Presentation
11:00am Garden Tour / Lawn & Garden Presentation
11:30am Bee Squad Demonstration
12:00pm Drawing for Neuton mower + other prizes
12:30pm Organic & Fair Trade Presentation
HOPE TO SEE YOU!! It promises to be a BEE-utiful day!!
It would be an understatement to say that it's been wonderful to have Erica as part of the Plantables Team during the past month. We are so lucky to have employed this extremely kind and hard working young woman, and we look forward to many years of great times with her. For most workers, their favorite day is payday, and today was Erica's first. We are so proud of you, Erica!
THIS IS WHAT KINDNESS LOOKS LIKE! We at Plantables are WOWED by the amount of orders that we’ve received from all across the country for the ongoing Random Acts fundraiser. Today, the afternoon crew shipped out dozens of packages, which are on their way to their rightful owners. Each box represents a donation to Random Acts to support their amazing work, as well as an employment opportunity for adults of all abilities and the potential to help pollinators thrive. A big THANK YOU to Random Acts and all of their fantastic supporters.
Follow our progress as we get this venture up and running.