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Meet Kat McCaughern!

Meet Kat McCaughern!

Meet Kat McCaughern, Trellis’s passionate Garden Educator and Greenhouse Manager! Kat blends a deep-rooted background in Montessori education with a love of organic agriculture. With years of experience nurturing both plants and minds, Kat cultivates not just gardens,...

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Spotlight on Dave Brennfleck: Over a Decade of Volunteering!

Spotlight on Dave Brennfleck: Over a Decade of Volunteering!

Today we are interviewing David Brennfleck, a longtime volunteer with Trellis for Tomorrow and our primary point of contact at SAP, one of our first Food for All garden partners. Read on to learn more about Dave’s journey as he has partnered with Trellis for the last...

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20 Years in the Making: Trellis for Tomorrow turns 20!

20 Years in the Making: Trellis for Tomorrow turns 20!

Introduction by Clemens Pietzner, founder of Triskeles Foundation (later Trellis for Tomorrow) “As the founder of Triskeles Foundation, I was inspired to help build an organization that was about bridge building between ages, mindsets, backgrounds, and a broad range...

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Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

Gardeners: Get Ready for Spring!

This is an exciting time of year for many gardeners; spring is in the air, the ephemeral plants like daffodils, snowdrops, crocuses are all starting to bloom. Trellis is ready to jump into another exciting season of growing with you, but first there are a couple steps...

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Three Cheers to Ray!

Three Cheers to Ray!

As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to appropriately appreciate and honor our dear friend, leader, and supporter, Raymond Schneider. Since 2009, Ray served as the president of the Trellis for Tomorrow Board of Directors, effectively stewarding the...

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It’s a Community

It’s a Community

By Layani B “What are your plans for the summer”? While other kids my age decided to spend their summers on their phones or watching TV, I decided to go out into the gardens and get my hands dirty! During my time at the Youth Seed Enterprise Program (YSE), I learned...

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My Journey with Trellis

My Journey with Trellis

By Tessa Henry I was first introduced to Trellis for Tomorrow as a high school student in 2003.  At that time I was shy and knew little of how food can impact communities and our lives.  Fast forward to 2021 and I serve as a diplomat representing the U.S. government...

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The Costs of our Food System

The Costs of our Food System

By: Ricardo M I have learned so many things about food systems in the last two years as a Youth Seed Enterprise (YSE) participant with Trellis for Tomorrow, some of which shocked me. It made me rethink what I eat every day. Our food system is very harmful to the...

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TRELLISing: Growing to Our Full Potential

TRELLISing: Growing to Our Full Potential

By Sydney K and Vanessa L Summer is the warmest season of the year in the northern hemisphere, lasting from June to August. Typically, summer is a time where people go to the beach and hang out by the pool, but it can be so much more than that. Trellis for Tomorrow is...

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: So, Where Are We?

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: So, Where Are We?

By Jennifer Anderson As the fast pace of summer programming winds down, September brings a time of reflection for the Trellis staff.  Before the memories fade, our team dedicates considerable time looking back and identifying what went well, what did not work, and...

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