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Mention in Natural Awakenings August 2011

"More Community Gardens for our Community"Natural Awakenings, August 2011Coming Fall 2011, SouthWood will have a Community Garden ready for planting. The idea, originally spearheaded by Brian Ramos, SW Cub Scout leader in collaboration with Nathan Ballentine, the Man in Overalls of Tallahassee Food Gardens, has grown to include many Southwood neighbors combining their talents and ideas to make it...

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"Kate Sullivan Garden Moves to Phase Two" - Tallahassee Democrat Chronicle, 9/1/2011

"Kate Sullivan Garden Moves to Phase Two"Kelley Des Marais (special to the Chronicle)After months of planning by teachers, parents, school board members, Kate Sullivan Elementary School Garden Committee proudly announces the completion of phase one of the Community School Garden, completed on Aug. 19th.The finished garden is approximately 150 square feet including a spigot and three raised garden...

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Thanks to Ro-Mac: Letter to the Editor

Tallahassee DemocratThursday 20th, 2011Dear Editor-On a routine trip to Ro-Mac Lumber and Supply [map] last week, I saw a handwritten door sign: "All Sales Final: Going Out of Business." With disappointment, I shook my head. Not Ro-Mac.Two years ago, I started Tallahassee Food Gardens with $300 and a pickup. My mission was to enable "wannabe" food gardeners, network local food and community garden...

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God Bless Melissa Angel

Melissa Angel got in touch with me a few weeks back about a project for her photo journalism class. Would it be alright, she wondered, to do her class project on my work around food gardening here in Tallahassee? Indeed. I was honored to be profiled. Upon viewing the final product, I am super-impressed with her work. Thanks Melissa. Anytime you need a reference, just let me know.Take a look:

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