Go Green: White House Vegetable Garden

by Sarah Henry on July 27, 2009 · 2 comments

in food politics,growing greens,vegetables

white-house-vegetable-gardenImage: Syracuse Cultural Workers

Inspired by everyone I know growing their own (including the President’s family, my neighbors, friends, & urban homesteaders) — and this postcard, picked up at a pre-Point Reyes hike at a special little store Spirit Matters — I finally planted some seeds & seedlings in my new planter box this weekend. It’s loaded with corn, cuc, tomato, basil, & chive plants from the friendly food security folk at Spiral Gardens and lettuce, spinach, & carrot seeds from my green-thumb friend in Bolinas.  Look forward to seeing my son heading out to the backyard to harvest whatever looks good for lunch or dinner. Nice to put down some roots, however temporary, after 7 moves in 8 years. Kale, to come, natch.

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MP July 29, 2009 at 5:41 pm

Hey! How about a picture of YOUR garden?!

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Jane Boursaw August 6, 2009 at 10:55 am

Beautiful and inspiring photo!

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