Jul 17 2012
Support Youth Jobs By Buying Local Grown Produce & Flowers from Muir Ranch!

Muir Ranch Open House & Sale

Thursday, July 19, 2012

4:30 to 6:30

PUSD Headquarters

351 S. Hudson Avenue

Flowers, herbs and vegetables grown at Muir Ranch, a 1.5 acre urban farm located on the Muir High School campus, will be on sale at an open house Thursday, July 19th at PUSD headquarters. John Muir High School students will provide free samples, offer cooking demonstrations and sell fruits, vegetables and flowers that they have grown and harvested. Muir Ranch is both a hands-on lesson in science and economics and a paying summer job.

In addition to the open house, Pasadena-area foodies can purchase monthly subscriptions for boxes of fresh produce at PUSD headquarters (Del Mar Blvd. at Oak Knoll Ave.in Pasadena) Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.in addition to Muir High School (1905 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena) Mondays from 9 a.m.-Noon. Subscriptions are sold on a monthly basis as a full share (enough for 4-6 people) for $100 per month and a half share (enough for up to 3 people) for $60 per month. All boxes contain an assortment of 7-10 vegetable, fruit and herb types. Subscriptions to fresh cut flower shares are also available for $10, $15 and $25 per week, depending on the size of the bouquet. 50% of all purchases are tax deductible because of the partnership between Muir Ranch CSA and the Pasadena Education Foundation.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/MuirRanch. To subscribe, send an email to johnmuircsa@gmail.com or visit the Muir Ranch CSA distribution locations Thursdays at PUSD Headquarters or Mondays at Muir High School.


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