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Hi there! Welcome to the PawPaw Patch blog, a place to learn and grow. We've been up to this for a while, so I want to share what we've learned in the field so we can accelerate change together. Stay a while and say hello!

Hi, I'm Brandy.

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How relevant are “zones of use” in a home-scale edible landscape, where the primary goal is not necessarily productivity? But, as we live in a world that values efficiency over all else, I ask, is efficiency truly the goal? 

Zones of Use

Jul 19, 2021

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We recently hosted 14 goats at our house, and here is our experience of how they’ve helped control aggressive species (including mosquitos!)

Harnessing Ecological Pressure with Goats

Jul 6, 2021

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In a part of the world that receives over 50” of rainfall a year, why is drought even a thing? Here are some tips for sustainable ways to manage rain, to harness the water when it does rain, so it’s available to plants when it doesn’t.

When it Rains, it Pours

Jun 4, 2021

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In the springtime each year, I notice the serviceberry trees that line Atlanta’s streets. It begins with unassuming white flowers, a harbinger of abundance to come, and peaks with baskets full of this incredibly tasty fruit, ripe for the picking.

In Celebration of Serviceberry

May 24, 2021

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Fresh Harvest recently did a customer spotlight piece, talking about Shades of Green, how our work intersects, and how important food is to our health, the local community, and our sense of connection and rootedness.

Fresh Harvest Spotlight

Apr 28, 2021