Community reaps benefit from garden initiative

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print product, though an online subscription at www.eastermdoor.com and here, for free, on our website and Facebook. But when a

Fresh vegetables coming right up!

(VIRGINIE ANN THE EASTERN DOOR) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print product, though an online subscription at www.eastermdoor.com and here, for free, on our website and Facebook. But when a

The chicks have come home to roost

(COURTESY ALEXA MONTOUR) [apss_share] During the COVID-19 lockdown, contractor Chris Montour found himself at home with a lot of time on his hands. He started to add more and more gardens in his yard. The family had at least four before COVID-19. And that is when his daughter thought they should get

Going back to the roots

(Marisela Amador The Eastern Door) [apss_share] Every day at around 6:30 a.m., Ruth Jacobs goes outside in her backyard and waters her garden. Jacobs has tomatoes, squash, cucumber, pumpkin and watermelon planted in her garden in Kahnawake. “My father, my uncle, my brother, my whole family had a garden,” Jacobs said. “I used to