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Edible Garden Tour

First, a few calendar events:"Stories of the Food Movement: where we are and where we want to go" -- 6:30pm, Mon., Feb 28th at the Main Library. Nathan Ballentine, Man in Overalls with Tallahassee Food Gardens will co-present with Mark Tancig from  Damayan & Tallahassee Food Policy Council and TJ Shaffer from Tallahassee Sustainability Group.  Click HERE for more info.Will Allen, MacArthur Genius,...

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Finally Caught Her on Film

Last spring up visiting Warren Wilson, my Alma Mater I touched base with my buddy, Lindsay Popper, poet extraordinaire, college-mama/grand-ma, admissions guru, plumber and all around amazing person. I asked, "So, say, Lindsay, where are you going to be come next September?" She was on the threshold of graduation, and, rather than hem and haw, she quick-responded, "Where do you think I should be?"...

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Hartsfield's HAWKS visit the Garden

On Wednesday this past week, Hartsfield Elementary's Hawks, one of Hartsfield's after-school groups came for a visit to my garden. We chatted about everything from legumes fixing nitrogen to pollinators to varieties of corn to seasonally available produce to bees and chickens. They were especially interested in the methodology of grafting fruit trees. Meanwhile, we tasted snap beans, fennel,...

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Meet John Wood

John Wood, a recent graduate of Warren Wilson College is in town for the month to "learn how to grow food."  He's volunteering his time and effort in exchange for a place to stay and the chance to put seeds in the ground.  He has questions about soil, business, and rooting oneself in the broader community.  John's real job is working with North Carolina Outward Bound as an Instructor with groups...

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