1. Plant something: Repotted a tomato in a hanging planter to replace one that got damaged at the “Victory garden”; planted some lettuce and mesclun greens in planters 2. Harvest something: Strawberries, pea pods, lettuce, India mustard greens, Beet Greens, Arugula, Squash Blossoms, Dandelion flowers, 3. Preserve something: froze some ham biscuits that I made, 4. Reduce Waste (recycle, reuse, reduce, repair or compost something): put some construction debris in the recycle bin – was tin flashing so it can be recycled; re-used the water from canning bath to water potted veggies; making new planters out of old license plates 5. Preparation and Storage: hired a contractor to put new roof on garage; 6. Build Community Food Systems: Planted some seeds at Subu Demo garden aka The Victory Garden; took some plants from home to put in demo garden; Did my day of watering at the demo garden; took one of my “topsy turvey” tomato plants to the demo garden; 7. Eat the Food: Salad made from India mustard, lettuce;greens, arugula with feta cheese and balsamic vinegar and olive oil, topped with pepitas; Made dandelion fritters for the fourth; 8. Cook or eat something new:
Melinda’s buying sustainably challenge: Didn’t buy anything except food- bought some onions and some peaches at farmers’ market; Last entry on this one for awhile as I am not sure the challenge is even going on!