New greenhouse will add to ‘Farm to Mouth’ program
Anna-Ruth Crittenden, left, program coordinator of Farm-to-Mouth at The Farmhouse, works with, from left, residents Efrain Michel, Kunsun Reynolds and Kundel Riaz. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
The Farmhouse was a bustling place on Thursday morning with the sounds of hammering, sawing and more echoing around the 10-acre parcel on County Road 96 seven miles northwest of Davis.
The commotion came thanks to students from Northern California Construction Training, who were on hand to build a greenhouse that will be used by The Farmhouse's "Farm to Mouth" program, a farm and garden work detail for adults with mental illness.
For the past couple of years, Farm to Mouth participants have been working the land here, tending to goats and chickens and ducks, growing fruit and vegetables and flowers. Continue Reading