Bird or moth…

It might just be an imposter, but cruising through Rangely’s sunflowers on Saturday evening was what looked at first glance to be uniquely marked hummingbird. It turned out to be a hummingbird moth, complete with a double set of wings. The insects have been spotted recently around Rangely’s gardens.

Plenty of growing season ahead at Rangely Community Gardens

The Rangely Community Gardens’ newest component is its children’s garden, including a sunflower circle, bean fort and more. Above, Grace Noyes and Caleb Wiley give a watermelon plant a new home. Full-size and kid’s plots are still available, along with volunteer opportunities in the community, botanical and children’s gardens.

RBC I Sure, it’s July, which to some feels like summer is half over. Strictly speaking, however, the gardening season is still young, which leaves plenty of time to join Rangely Community Gardens many activities.

Hatch honored by town for garden work…

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Former Rangely Community Gardens president and current garden consultant Lisa Hatch, right, accepts a plaque from the Town of Rangely and the Community Gardens honoring her role in initiating and expanding the garden project over the last several years.

Harvest Bowls Fest popular, raises $7K for organizations

Volunteers served up fresh-baked bread along with three homemade soups made from locally harvested vegetables and meat at Thursday’s Harvest Bowls Festival in Rangely. The event raised more than $7,500 for four local organizations and global relief organization Help One Now.

RANGELY I Rangely’s first Harvest Bowls Festival drew approximately 200 people to Rangely Community Gardens on Thursday, netting more than $7,000 for four local non-profit groups and one global relief organization.

Community Gardens…

Though it may not look like much is going on above ground, the Rangely Community Gardens areas and family plots have been planted and are beginning to show signs of growth.

Community gardens…

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Brecken McElhaney, left, smiles with his mom, Christy, and brother Brody during the Rangely Community Gardens’ third annual fundraiser barbecue in front of Rangely True Value on Saturday, netting roughly $400 that will be used to extend the gardens’ water line.

Community enjoys fruits (and vegetables) of labor

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RANGELY I After months of cultivating plants, Rangely Community Gardens volunteers are sharing the bounty at the Gardens’ biweekly farmer’s market.

Community is key to success

RANGELY I As gardeners nurse seedlings in anticipation of the Rangely Community Gardens’ second planting season, community support for the project is growing, too.

Rangely Community Gardens

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The Rangely Community Gardens (RCG) held an open house last Saturday to honor the founders of the project, started in 2009 and recognize the many contributors who donated to the project.

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The Rangely Community Gardens held its first farmers’ market last Tuesday featuring fresh cucumbers, radishes and squash available for “pick and pay.”

Community Gardens meets April 29

Rangely Community Gardens’ next meeting is April 29, 6:30 p.m. at the garden property.