Month: March 2017

Aerial view of The Fargo Project’s pilot site, World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park by L. Hoffarth

Design Principles at Work

Design principles are a valuable resource for artists. At first, it may seem that defined principles (or guidelines) may limit creativity. In reality, they provide structure to artistic creativity. They’re a constant reminder of what the artist is trying to achieve and why. That is the case for The Fargo Project, as well. While The…
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March 27, 2017 0

World Garden Commons Welcomes the Vernal Equinox

Today is the vernal equinox, the beginning of Spring, the season for renewal. Astronomically speaking, the equinox happens at the same time worldwide 10:29 UTC (or 4:29 CST) even if we don’t share a time-zone.  The world over, days and nights are nearly equal length, although not exactly. Right here at the World Garden Commons,…
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March 20, 2017 0

Thankfully, temps are back to freezing

Thankfully, temperatures are back to freezing in the region.  Spring can wait at the World Garden Commons until our winter work at the northeast inlet is nearly complete. Because the soil at the bottom of the basin remains mushy and soft, and never fully dries, some of the heavy work at the site had to…
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March 2, 2017 0