While most people don't start gardening until mid-May, here on the homestead we started way back in March! Potatoes and peas were planted on March 22nd. Other cold hardy crops like lettuce, spinach, kale, greens, radishes, beets, kohlrabi, broccoli, cabbage and more were started in the greenhouse. These are now planted in one of the newly expanded beds we're still working on. In a few weeks, we'll also be harvesting garlic that was planted in the fall.
For those who remember the famous Oldsmobile ad, "Not Your Father's Oldsmobile," the same might now be said about the former Courtyard Place. Renamed "Cedar Glen Apartment Homes" in 2013 by the Bradley Company management team, the apartments seem to be living up to their new name in many ways.
Opal Graves, and her partners Stephanie Campbell and Teana Filson, aren’t so worried about turning large profits as much as they care about helping the community. The three women opened Uniquely Yours, a store focusing on resale and repurposed items, in early March.
Over approximately a two-week period, 72 current and past residents responded to the survey. 65% of respondents (mostly current residents) were in favor of SBFD’s relocation proposal. 29% of respondents were against it, and 6% offered no opinion pro or con.