Neighborhood Think Tank

In the 2016 Winter-Spring semester, PORCH collaborated with Cleveland State University’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Foundations of Education, Dr. David Backer, to host a weekly Neighborhood Think Tank. Neighborhood Think Tank was an experimental program involving student teachers from Cleveland State University taking a Social Foundations of Education course and folks from East 117th street. Every Wednesday…

Spring Kick-Off Planning Meeting

Bring your shovel, wheelbarrow, good spirit and food to share – Come to the Garden Spring Kick-Off Work Party – SEE YOU THERE!

Natural Building Workshop

Saturday May 28, 1-6 pm   Natural Building Workshop Have you wanted to learn more about natural building but not sure how? Here’s your chance! Get hands-on with natural building techniques like cob building and dry stack walls with local natural building expert, Josh Koppen. Workshop will take place at Possibilitarian Garden, 2913 E 117th St, Cleveland….

Microbial Inheritance of Seed

In partnership with The Cleveland Seed Bank and The Hummingbird Project, PORCH will be participating in the Microbial Inheritance Project to observe the microbe population in seeds with the goals of adaptive food production. With growing evidence that beneficial microorganisms can be inherited in seeds, and the advent of next-generation DNA sequencing technologies, growers have a new…

Carbon Sequestration

With climate change upon us, many people are searching for solutions to reduce the extreme CO2 levels that are currently in our atmosphere.  While reducing fossil fuel use, and increasing the use of renewable energy would contribute greatly to reducing CO2 levels, scientist are finding that the solution may be in the soil. Because of poor management…

Regenerative Agriculture Practices

Located in the Eastern Highlands of Cuyahoga County, Possibilitarian Garden was most likely once a beech-maple ecosystem watershed for Doan Brook leading into Lake Erie.  Then in the 1920’s, houses were built, primarily deforesting all of the land.  Much of the soil was compacted due to construction, pavement, and the planting of grass lawns. With the houses…

Citizen Science

Possibilitarian Garden participates in international citizen scientist groups that track climate and wildlife patterns.   With Journey North, Possibilitarian Garden tracks wildlife migration and seasonal changes by reporting monarch butterfly, robin, or other wildlife sightings.  Also, as tulips mark the begin inning of Spring across the globe, Possibilitarian Garden participates in a global study of tracking when…

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