MAX’S TABLE: Starting a home vegetable garden


Max Connor

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Max Connor and Robbie Pierce

This week editor-in-chief Max Connor talks to Nicole McDavid, the garden coordinator at the Capital Public Radio garden. McDavid tends to the large garden which produces roughly 2,000 pounds of produce per year to the Associated Students, Inc. food pantry and other food banks. McDavid does it all using organic gardening techniques and passes on her 10 years of experience with urban farming to listeners.

In his own home garden, editor-in-chief Max Connor harvested dozens of carrots on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. The carrots were only one to two inches long which Connor learned from CapRadio Garden Coordinator Nicole McDavid was likely a result of growing them during the middle of summer instead of the fall. (Max Connor)