EarthLab Education Corner: November

  November and December have been incredibly busy and successful months. So many smart students from all of our participating schools! Seventh graders from MTM took a field trip to the Torrey Pines Reserve to learn about native habitats and … Continued

Alex at the EarthLab: November

  Heeeelllllllllooooooo everyone! Alex here, checking in from EarthLab! Not many interesting things happened at EarthLab this month but still managed to find a few things to share with you all. So, let’s jump right into it…………. I can’t quite … Continued

Alex at the EarthLab: October

  Below are photos of our freshly groomed EarthLab, the groups that helped clean it, and the wildlife that will benefit from it! Enjoy.   What a hot few days we have had here at EarthLab! Been sweating a bit, … Continued

Alex’s EarthLab Harvest

  Time sure flies! These last couple of weeks we harvested 130lbs of squash! It was very exciting for a couple of reasons. Because it was my first time harvesting any produce and….. Because there is nothing like being able … Continued

Save the Date! Pocket Park Build

Join us in building our Earthlab Pocket Park! This beautiful space is humming with life and we need your help to make it truly sing! By working together, we can make this a space that we all can enjoy. We’ll … Continued

Farmer Adam’s Farewell

After almost a year with Groundwork San Diego, it’s time for me to say goodbye and move to my next big challenge. When I was originally tasked with building a farm on the east end of the property, I was … Continued

The Fishy Business of Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a centuries-old growing technique that combines the plant growing power of hydroponics (cultivating crops without soil) with aquaculture (raising aquatic animals like fish and shellfish) to create an efficient, looped ecosystem.  Simply explained, we have a tank with … Continued

Bountiful Harvest

Summer is here and so is more fresh produce! The compost is steaming and the sunflowers are blooming (and 15 feet tall!)  At the EarthLab farm we’re pulling in a bumper crop of radishes, zucchini, cucumbers and more.  Next up … Continued