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Tour of Spring

Front yard gardens, school gardens, community gardens, church gardens, workshops and iGrow Buckets... it all happens at once in the spring time.  Below is a sampling of what's been keeping Wendell and I busy the past several weeks.Fresh for Florida Kids Dept of Ag and Consumer Services (Holland Building) Garden(which is going to serve as the set for You Tube Food Garden Education clips to be...

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Church Garden in the Shadows of the Golden Arches

Over the July 4th holiday, I made it to Asheville to visit a friend from college.  While in town, I snuck by Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church where I used to serve as a youth adviser.  Rumor had it, they'd started an amazing garden smack-dab in the middle of their front lawn.  Rumor was true. They have ten 5ft beds that reach 60 to 100ft. In other words, they've got a 4000sq.ft. food garden in...

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A feast from a church garden's leftovers

Guest post by Lindsay, who's still in Tallahassee, still growing foodAbout 5 months ago, I took a bus down to Tallahassee just in time to plant a fall garden with the kids from Nathan's church. I learned how to plant collards, mustards, turnips, lettuce, and shallots, and then turned right around and taught kids--from preschoolers who were barely speaking right up to sweet, awkward 5th...

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"Food Pantry Has Fresh Mission" - Tallahassee Democrat

"On the corner of Meridian and John Knox roads, manna doesn't fall from the sky.But on the third Saturday of the month, upwards of 65 bags of groceries might fly out the door bringing sustenance to those in need, no questions asked. Faith Presbyterian Church and St. Stephen Lutheran Church, which are literally a stone's throw away from each other, have dubbed their food pantry Manna on Meridian in...

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