Task force teaches way to ‘grow’ self sufficiency

Richard Crouch of Kent Greenhouse and Gardens and his son, Sydney, demonstrated a quick and inexpensive way to build a greenhouse or cold frame over a raised garden bed during an April 21 session of “Let’s Get Growing” at the Cornwall Library. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

CORNWALL — A neat, string grid of measured square feet atop a plateau of rich soil is a thrill for the gardener dreaming that this will be the year that vegetables will grow with abundant precision.

A series of talks on square-foot organic gardening is being offered at that Cornwall Library as a joint effort with the Cornwall Energy Task Force. Its goal is to show folks how to “grow their own energy.”

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