The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration, by Chris Smith

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A native of the UK, seed saver, permaculturist, and writer Chris Smith is obsessed with okra. He is the executive director of the Utopian Seed Project, a crop-trailing non-profit working to support diversity in food and farming. Living in Asheville, North Carolina, Chris has gathered and grown more than 150 named varieties of this superfood and stored them at a local climate-controlled seed storage facility.

The Kitchen Garden at Magnolia Mound – by Camm Morton

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Magnolia Mound’s Kitchen Garden has been a project of the Louisiana Master Gardeners of Baton Rouge for over 15 years. It has seen many changes in those years, the most recent of which is a new shed for our tools and equipment. The funds for the new shed came from BREC.

Magnolia – Winter 2021

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The latest Magnolia publication featuring Mount Vernon’s very own Dean Norton is now available.  If you are a member, your beautiful printed copy will be arriving … Read More

COVID Disbands the Choir

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Something happened around the first of May and the fog began to lift as well as my spirit and the entries and their titles in my journal. “Yucca Earns its Name-Bright Edge,” “Spreading Goodness,”  “Small Wonders,” “Fine Tuning and Max Pruning,” and so on. I don’t think I realized how downhearted I had been. 

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