White House Organic Garden: I think this is cool. First Lady, Michelle Obama is planting an organic garden on the White House lawn. The Washington Post reports: "The 1,100-square-foot garden will include 55 kinds of vegetables, including peppers, spinach....There will also be berries, herbs and two hives for honey that will be tended by a White House carpenter who is also a beekeeper. The chefs will use the produce to feed the first family, as well as for state dinners and other official events. The White House will use organic seedlings, as well as organic fertilizers and organic insect repellents. The garden will be near the tennis courts and be visible to passersby on the street." Evidently, the whole family will help tend it. Read more.
In early 2014 a team led by Matt Maka is planting Christ Church in Mt. Airy, Maryland. Please pray for this new work. You can get updates by visiting their Facebook page.
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