Grow a Row: Tips for Sweet Potato Planting

By now, we hope that you’ve heard a little about Green Venture’s Grow a Row initiative — and may have even received your sweet potato seedlings! Grow a Row encourages gardeners to grow an extra row of produce in their gardens to donate, helping to fight local food insecurity and bring fresh, healthy produce to…

Hamilton Seed Library: The How-To Guide

As part of our Backyard Garden Project, Green Venture has expanded and updated the Hamilton Seed Library in order to provide free seeds to the Hamilton community. The seed library is part of our goal to maintain biodiversity and help our community to become self-reliant. Read through this post to find out more about where…

Summer Staff 2020 Introduction

Green Venture is very excited to introduce our Summer Staff for 2020! You may have already seen some of the work put together by our new team members including social media and blog posts, website updates, and updates around EcoHouse. Our summer team brings together a diverse variety of skillsets, interests, and academic backgrounds. We…

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Summer RAIN Blog: The Hydrologic Cycle and You!

If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve seen some of Green Venture’s ads for rain barrel sales, rain garden installations, and other Green Infrastructure initiatives (but if you haven’t, this is a great place to start). In this summer blog series, we’re going to take a brief journey into the processes that…

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero Waste in Hamilton

The term ‘zero waste’ is frequently thrown around as a buzzword online but what does it actually mean? Why is it important to think about? What does zero waste look like for the average person? We are hoping that through this blog post and our weekly #zerowasteswap series we can answer some of these questions. …

The Backyard Garden Project: Grow a Row

If you follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, you may have seen us launch registration for the Grow a Row program for 2020! Whether you’re signed up and ready to go or just looking for a little more information, we’re here to tell you a little bit more about the program. Grow a Row…

April Showers Brings…More Rain Gardens!

Happy April, Spring is here! And if you’re anything like us you’ve been itching to get gardening! If you’re looking to freshen up your landscape this Spring, we suggest you consider installing a radiant rain garden! These gardens do more than just look pretty, they will absorb and filter rainwater runoff from your downspouts, improve…