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Of Interest

Folks for whom I put in food gardens have been kind enough to send me updated pictures and/or invited me back to take pictures of their crops in full swing.  They clearly are holding up their end of the bargain.  Wow.  The first is Carol's garden:Next is a picture of Ted, Andreas, and Sandra's garden:The following photo I took of Mr. Orbien and Ms. Ingram:This pictures shows Faith and Derry's...

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Nothing Could be Finer...

I've been out of town the past two weeks, went up to North Carolina to keynote at a youth retreat and took the opportunity to make a road trip out of the deal.  My partner, Mary Elizabeth (with whom I posed my Tallahasseean Gothicimages) and I took the opportunity to visit friends, mentors, and sites along the way. We stopped in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Asheville on the way north to Banner Elk,...

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Other Food Gardeners

Turns out there are lots more folks doing food gardening around the country-- and even around the southeast-- than myself.  I'll keep adding to this list as I discover more food garden entrepreneurs.  For now, this is who I've found:Rashid Nuri with Truly Living Well Farms in AtlantaI met this guy during my stay in Atlanta January, '10. He farms stray pieces of land, say, adjacent to an apartment...

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Atlanta Community Garden and Urban Ag Visit

Whew, what a couple days in Atlanta!  And, who knew such incredible Community Gardening and Urban Agriculture work was going on here in Metro Atlanta?!  I remain impressed.Here are the gardens, farms, folks, and programs that I visited in the past 48 hours (in chronological order).  Links route to the garden/farm website, listing on the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) website, or...

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Economy of Kale

If I'm not mistaken, this past summer, the universities' budgets in town were struck by 95 million dollars. Add to this the collapse of the housing boom and reductions in state government spending, and what you get is a Tallahassee economy heading for hard times. In fact, for many, times are already tough. This is our current reality.In the midst of such a financial situation, does it make...

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