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About smegas

I am a rising sophomore at Wooster blogging about my summer internship with The Center of Entrepreneurship. Myself and a fellow intern are working to construct an Organic Classroom and Garden at St. Sebastian Parish School in Akron, OH.

Direct Marketing in Action

Today Proff JJ & I harvested Basil, Pineapple Sage, Purple Basil, Chives, Buttercrunch Lettuce, Baby Mustard Green, and Lemon Balm to deliver to Vaccaro’s Italian restaurant and catering service. I dropped off the produce to a chef around back of the kitchen … Continue reading

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Water Barrel Construction

Today Proff JJ, Pat and I were fully commited to getting the rain barrel water collection system underway. Mid-June I suggested Pat and I go to a rain barrel demonstration presentation put on by the Summit County master gardener program … Continue reading

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Standing Water

On Sunday during our open house, I had the opportunity to speak to a parishioner who had a considerable amount of knowledge regarding the topography of Summit County. The area that borders Copley into Akron where the garden is located … Continue reading

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Case of the Mondays

The open house went really well yesterday! Parishioners of all ages enjoyed lemonade and socialization in the garden. We had around 30 people roaming the garden after the 11 am mass. Pat and I were able to meet several members of … Continue reading

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Garden Tour & Open House

Here’s the newsletter I made for the open house today! Newsletter p1 Newsletter p2

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Prep Work

This weekend I drove to Columbus to visit my friend who is moving to the East Coast before he left. While I was gone Pat and Proff JJ built three benches. The benches have no fastening hardware at all! Amazing! … Continue reading

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We made the paper!

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Growing Concerns

Since one of the themes of Sebastian’s Gardens is the use of organic practices, we have been using entirely no fertilizers or pesticides. A few issues have arisen on the leaves of the pole beans and squash (even though they’re … Continue reading

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Back in Action!

Blogging took a hit while my camera was gone. But the camera is back now! Here are some shots of the garden from today… Yesterday, Pat and I met up with James Levin from C4E to fill him in with … Continue reading

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