While giving some of the plants in the flower beds @ Beresford a little extra care (kelp tea and a compost dressing)yesterday, I came across this little guy enjoying the Agastache. Once these get a bit bigger the hummingbirds will surely be frequent visitors. Have a great day, everyone!
Yesterday we handed out the sweetest of peaches thanks to a generous donation from Circle Foot Permaculture . Along with the quarts of peaches, we also provided Samaritan House Food Pharmacy clients a handout with nutritional information on peaches - how they impact your blood sugar - and a recipe for a Roasted Peach Parfait. Here are links to the handout: Nutritional Spotlight: Peaches (English) Nutritional Spotlight: Peaches (Spanish) It all seems somewhat routine at this point: gather donations of locally grown produce quickly pull together helpful nutritional information based on the week's donations In retrospect, this is the culmination of 3 years of effort to create a network of local gardeners, foragers and volunteers - with a goal of becoming a reliable source of fresh produce for lower income families struggling with diabetes and other health disorders. While it has been known for some time that eating fruits & vegetables can positively impact a person's he