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summer growing Season • 2022
4 Think Little Victories are all around us by caroline taylor
7 History Comes Alive at Seneca Schoolhouse Today ’ s schoolchildren happily embrace the rituals of a Victorian classroom by knight kiplinger
12 Flower Power There ’ s something new under the sun by tom precht
16 Cultivating Community Locals and Riverworks Art Center Enliven Poolesville by wib middleton
20 Our Food Waste Nightmare What we have done and how we can fix it
by sophie kidd
26 The Enduring Oak Its preeminence in the cycle of life by ellen gordon
cover photo : sydney therriault
publisher i managing editor & design Jane Perini publisher i staff writer & photography Wib Middleton
24 Food Matters BlackRock Reimagined by lynn arndt
28 An Eye for Beauty Gardening for Wildlife with jane gamble
32 Farmfront MoCo ’ s Farming Future is Sound by michael shulman
36 Going Local Making Local Food Whole
by allison tjaden
38 Recipe Box A Tale of Two Cooks by claudia kousoulas
42 Out in Nature Making the Magic Happen : Behind the Scenes at Calleva
44 Creative Enterprise A Love for Charcuterie Takes Local Artisanal Operation Big Time
by wib middleton
49 Shop the Reserve
PLENTY , Summer Growing Issue 2022 . Plenty is published three times a year by Thunder Mountain Publishing LLC . It is distributed free of charge in many Montgomery County , MD locations as well as locations in Frederick . © 2022 by Thunder Mountain Publishing LLC . All rights reserved . Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited . • www . plenty-agmag . com • 301.527.2295