Heritage Harvest Festival


| 9/14/2016 9:53:00 AM


EmilyThomas Jefferson is quoted as once writing, "No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden." The third president of the United States had a passion for agriculture, as well as a passion for food.

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello and see his passions come to life. The Heritage Harvest Festival, hosted by the Thomas Jefferson FoundationSeed Savers Exchange and Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, brings together people interested in gardening, sustainability, food, history, and more. 

view from the top

I am in love with the garden at Monticello. If you have ANY interest in gardening or plants, it is hard not to fall in love with the beauty of it. I would love to wake up every morning and have that view.

The garden



Just the variety of vegetables is amazing. I can't wait until I have that amount of space to garden and grow all sorts of items. (on my agenda for new items for 2017 is sesame!)





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