Now is Your Chance to Learn About Urban Farming!

PUENTES is launching our Natural Urban Farming Practitioner program! Natural Urban Farming, or nurbaculture, is the practice of recovering broken cultural connections to the land, increasing food security, and providing economic opportunities in farming by using ecologically sustainable farming techniques to cultivate, process, and distribute food in or around villages, towns, cities or other concentrations […]

Boggs Tract Community Farm Featured in SJ Magazine

PUENTES was featurued in the San jaoquin Maginze’s annual “green” April issue in a lovely article written by Patricia Kutza:  Click here to read PUENTES’ story on page 79 of  the San Joaquin Magazine Digital Edition

Successful Farm Work Day Boggs Tract!

Although PUENTES hosted a small crowd at Boggs Tract Community Farm on Saturday, March 10, our volunteers put their noses to the grindstone! Together we finished building the final group of raised beds for the CSA program, helped families install their irrigation systems in their plots, and worked on the main crop area. PUENTES family shareholder, Benjamin Jiminez […]

Goggio Family Foundation Endorses Boggs Tract Community Farm!

PUENTES just received a $10,000 grant from the Goggio Family Foundation to build a much needed greenhouse, buy organic seeds and fertilizers, and help pay for irrigation equipment for Boggs Tract Community Farm! In early 2011 PUENTES submitted a grant proposal to the Goggio Family Foundation’s  Community Development and Social Change Program to help develop the Farm. The mission of the Goggio […]

Boggs Tract Community Farm: Ripping, Discing, and Leveling Soil

After installing a fence around the perimeter,  PUENTES has begun to prepare the soil at the Boggs Tract Community Farm by ripping, discing, and leveling the soil (thanks for your help Baylor’s Services Inc.). Moving forward, we will begin surveying and laying out our farm design, installing irrigation for the Community Garden Plots, Washington School […]