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THE HAMILTON CROP CIRCLE IS ADDRESSING LOCAL FOOD ISSUES IN BALTIMORE MARYLAND !
THE HAMILTON CROP CIRCLE IS ADDRESSING LOCAL FOOD ISSUES IN BALTIMORE MARYLAND !
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 The Hamilton Crop Circle wants continue to grow all of our projects here in Baltimore, MD! 

We plan to expand our local farming projects so we can grow year round by building hoop houses at the local farmers market and at the Hamilton Elementary Middle School where we are already growing vegetables with the teachers and students. We will build an outdoor classroom and tool sharing area so we will have space to teach our students about gardening and sustainable practices in the city. We will also have a  classroom space and tool storage are to create an after school community work program that will allow students from  HEMS to work in our neighborhoods creating jobs and a safe space for students to be after school. 

We will expand our composting operation. Will will gather more compostable food waste from local restaurants and businesses, farmers markets and community members.  Producing and selling compost tea at more local businesses will help in reduce the use of chemical fertilizers that damage soils and drinking water.  

We will focus on expanding our  food gathering operation at the local farmers market in Baltimore. We will expand our network of  resources for gathering unused produce and getting it those most in need in Baltimore City.

 We will continue  to support other urban farming initiatives in Baltimore by providing affordable materials and  resources for their gardens while creating a strong net work of support for those working in Baltimore and beyond.

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    Donate just one dollar and you can come work in the gardens and take home some food!

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    Your choice of one of the following:
    Real live Hamilton Crop Circle worms or
    Hamilton Crop Circle Compost Tea
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    Woodberry Kitchen will donate $25.00 giftcards to the first 75 people who back at $50.00 or more

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    your choice of Hamilton Crop Circle T shirt or Zekes Coffee
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    A gift certificate from one of these local Baltimore Restaurants that feature Hamilton Crop Circle produce on their menus
    Woodberry Kitchen
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    Clementine
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    Chameleon Cafe
    http://www.thechameleoncafe.com/
    Hamilton Tavern
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    Hawks Hollow Farm will donate one load of either compost, topsoil, manure or mulch delivered by A&M Environmental Services
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    Hamilton Crop Circle voucher to be used at The Baltimore Food COOP
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    A&M Environmental Services will donate the use of a dump truck for one day or Zinnia Films will donate time for future projects. www.zinniafilms.com

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    Hamilton Crop Circle Volunteer group labor for a day and garden consultation

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    D&M Equipment Services will donate use of equipment for one day http://www.dm-equipment.com/

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