I just wanted to pop on quickly today, and give a link to a great article about organic gardener, and, — well, acquaintance? Friend, dare I say? Amanda Schlenker, who just has an outrageous, delicious variety of organic produce at her stand on S. University (in the Kmart parking lot). I shopped just about weekly at Amanda’s stand last summer, and also got to talk to her a bit at the Local Foods conference in early 2012 — but haven’t seen her at all this summer, as we had a weekly CSA box and had enough veggies to deal with. I was really happy to read that I have a week yet to get over and stock up on squash, potatoes, and garlic (and maybe a few more pumpkins!) before the Veggie Barn is closed up for the season.

The article also unraveled a little mystery for me. When I first heard “LadyBug Acres”, the farm where the produce is grown, I thought, “Ohhhh, fer cuuuute!” but didn’t think much more. Read the article to learn, as I did, WHY it is named LadyBug Acres (savvy gardeners might guess even before reading! Read it anyway, then you can think, “I am so. smart.”)

http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/378057/

 

 

See you on Wednesday for the last wheat-related post in my series…..

 

Ladybug Acres in the news!

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