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"He's Definitely Pro-Growth" -- Tallahassee Democrat, 4/15/2010

"The Man in Overalls Wants you to Have a Garden" By Kathleen LaufenbergFor Nathan Ballentine, gardening began as an elementary school pastime. Now, however, the 24-year-old Tallahasseean is on a mission to grow his own food, convince you to grow your own food — and get everybody to share some of what they've grown. "I love how food is able to bring so many different and disparate communities...

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"Food Gardening Expert: Man in Overalls" -- Alley Sprouts Zine

April 2010"This semester one of the goals of Alley Sprouts was to create a raised vegetable garden.  Local Tallahassee Food Gardener, Nathan Ballentine also known as the Man in Overalls met with us in the alley to give a few pointers on how to create a successful food garden...." For the rest, click here.Or, to find out more about the Alley Spouts and their Get Green initiative, visit their blog....

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"Magnolia Students Break Ground on a Pizza Garden" -- Tallahassee Democrat, 3/1/2010

Click here for the Story or... most of it is copied below.By Teresa Youngblood, special to the Democrat, previous Magnolia School TeacherWhen his father asked him about his school day, Caleb Mathison, 13, replied, "I feel good. I moved a lot of dirt."And he and 15 of his classmates have the muddy shoes and dirt-caked fingernails to prove it.On Friday, the middle-schoolers along with two teachers,...

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"The Man in Overalls Grows Food Gardening Dreams in Tallahassee"

Natural Awakenings of Tallahassee's March Issue has a fantastic write up on Tallahassee Food Gardens and... me, the Man in Overalls. I worry that I receive more praise than warranted; it is, however a great synthesis of what I'm up to.  Thanks to Donna Konuch, the publisher."Recently gardener, Nathan Ballentine, aka "The Man in Overalls" hosted the first of a series of workshops to teach 5-12...

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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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