|Adri and Cindy; summer bean picking time!|
|2018 - A great year for peppers!|
So, a lot of food came out of the gardens!
|Fall Harvest (ahead of the frost) - Cayenne peppers and green tomatoes.|
|"Green" tomatoes, ripening on the porch.|
SBFP: 1,798 pounds of produce and over 200 'starts'/seedlings.
Local Aid: 630 pounds,
God's Storehouse: 75 pounds
Total donations: 2,503 pounds
|Pete Alford - delivery volunteer to Local Aid.|
|Summer in the Gardens: Bean tipi on the right...|
|...Bean tipi in the Fall! We grew many gallons of Scarlet Runner beans (our favorite!) - a LINK to our post about Growing Scarlet Runner beans.|
|Hedgerow of sun-flowers; we grow these mainly for the birds to enjoy.|
|One of the trailer-loads of leaves the Crosby's donated.|
|One of the 25 trailer-loads of leaves donated by the Stones|
|Llyn, distributing leaves to feed the Gardens.|
|Chris and John Kinsey distributing wood-chips.|
|Bird-feeder-making party! Pine cones, peanut-butter, millet and sunflower seeds. The birds love 'em!|
|Li Hung, an exchange-student from China giving the kids a cart-ride.|
|Last year's indoor pea-patch in April. They grew another 3-feet and produced copiously before quitting in June.|
We already have over 250 onions planted (for greens, and some will form full bulbs).
The first major round of seed-planting begins on Valentine's Day (Chris' birthday) - broccoli, lettuce, celery, and more....
|OSU Service-Learning students from 2018 showing a week's lettuce-harvest to donate to Local Aid.|
We hope this post finds you thriving and finding ways to help make this world a better place.
As Mother Teresa once said,
“If you can’t feed a hundred . . . . feed one.” Mother Teresa
|Caleb, reaching for Whole Grain No-Knead bread - recipe (with home-grown blue-corn meal we grew ourselves - LINK, and other flours).|