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Potato Patch POSTPONED!

Sixth Annual Potato Patch Project has been POSTPONED TILL SATURDAY, MAY 2ND, 2015 !!! 8:30 am – 12:00 noon at the Hoffman Ranch in Columbia. A fun family time! Children and adults can learn how easy it is to plant and grow potatoes. We harvest tons of potatoes in the fall for everyone to enjoy! Soak up some sunshine, have some fun, get up a little sweat and be invested in the harvest coming up in just a few months. Click HERE to view Flyer.

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Foothill Seed Library Opened!

Seed Library Saves for the Future
On Saturday, February 28, 2015 the Foothill Collaborative for Sustainability (FoCuS) launched the Sonora Seed Library, a free seed-sharing and educational program open to the public and located in the Tuolumne County Library on Greenley Road. The library opening followed the previous weekend’s annual Seed Sharing Event in Columbia, sponsored by FoCuS and Tuolumne County Master Gardeners… READ MORE