Site Preparation and Bed Construction

Site Preparation and Bed Construction

Alex Gross ' 09 grades the site with help from Gus Osier in background.  Dana August '11, Zach Gross '12, and Prof. Jen Klug install one of the beds.  Early June 2010. Photo credit: Tod Osier

Grading of the Site

Maggie O'Donnell '11 and Alex Gross '09 grade the site. Prof. Tod Osier secures one of the beds. Early June 2010. Photo credit: Jen Klug

Next Steps

Gus Osier ungrades the site.  Prof. Tod Osier and Dana August '11 discuss the next steps. Early June 2010. Photo credit: Jen Klug

Planting Seeds

Alex Roem '10 (left) and Dana August '11 (right) plant cherry tomato seeds as Prof. Tod Osier (background) works on the raised beds. June 2010. Photo credit: Jen Klug.

Top Soil

Help from Facilities Management is much appreciated! Delivery of top soil and composted leaf mulch.  Leaf mulch is composted on campus under the watchful eyes of Ted Hunyadi and Mike Walsh. Early June 2010. Photo credit: Jen Klug

Filling the Raised Beds

Filling the raised beds. Dana August '11 rakes dirt from bucket. Tractor driven by Prof. Tod Osier. July 2010. Photo credit: Jen Klug.

First Planting

First Planting

Dana August '11 waters in the first seeds.  Basil plants (to the right of Dana) donated by Director of Public Safety Todd Pelazza. Mid-July 2010. Photo credit: Jen Klug

Planting

Prof. Jen Klug planting. July 2010. Photo credit: Jean Santopatre

Planting

Jim Fitzpatrick, Asst. VP of Student Services at Fairfield University & Dana August '11 plant carrot seeds. Mid-July 2010. Photo credit: Jean Santopatre

Laying Wood Chip Paths

Laying Wood Chip Paths

Prof. Tod Osier moves wood chips.  August 2010.  Photo credit: Jen Klug

Raking Wood Chips

Melissa Quan, Associate Director of the Center for Faith and Public Life,  rakes wood chips.  Photo credit: Jen Klug

Constructing the Drip Irrigation System

Constructing the Drip Irrigation System

Prof. Tod Osier works on the irrigation system in one of the carrot beds.  August 2010.  Photo credit: Jen Klug