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Waiting for the lights to shine on The People's Tree @forestservice #capitoltree2012
Gobble...Gobble...People's Garden on the run! #HappyThanksgiving
#thumbsup for salad that they grew themselves! #healthykids
@CapsCR @kabtweet making salads from the #garden @dcpublicschools Powell ES
@CapsCR @kabtweet making salads from the #garden @dcpublicschool Powell ES
Working w/ @CapsCR @dcpublicschools in the habitat garden #NationalPlantingDay
Time to pick our mushrooms:
Called royal trumpet like the instrument or the king oyster mushroom.
Shiitake mushrooms have been grown in japan for thousands of years
Have you ever eaten a pom pom mushroom? It's sweet and totaling weird looking.
Oyster mushrooms in nature grow on woods & trees. Here they're grown on straw / cotton seed hulls:
White and brown agaricus mushrooms are common mushrooms for grilling, pizza, sauce, etc..
We're about to take you on a tour of the mushroom display in the Farmers Market w Katie from Penn State Extension
Farmers use scarecrows to keep birds out of their fields. Come make a mini scarecrow like this:
Volunteers & gardens go together like peas (shoots) and carrots! Today's harvest:
Visitor just asked "Is it Earth Day?" Every day is Earth Day when working in the garden!
Just delivered our garden harvest to @DCCK. Together we can end hunger, what will you do? #wfd2012
Using a traditional furrowing machine to prepare rows 4 onions, garlic and shallots
Here's a photo of volunteers digging up our rice paddy for winter
Our bees are busy buzzzzing around #gardenfriends
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