Nov 142012
 
Food For Thought, Sonoma County Aids Food Bank, Forestville, California

Day 4 in this 3-day series of videos (BONUS video!!!) depicting amaranth seed collecting.  Today’s video is a field trip to Food For Thought, the Sonoma County Aids Food Bank, in Forestville, California.

First a video  re “Amaranth Plants at Food For Thought”,  then some amaranth pics (below the video):

Amaranth Plants at Food For Thought:

 


 

Amaranth in Food For Thought’s Garden (pics):

 

Amaranth (red and green) along a fence.

Amaranth (red and green) along a fence. 8 feet high!

 

Close-up view of red and green amaranth varieties.

Close-up view of red and green amaranth varieties. Swayin’ in the wind, waiting for harvest.

 

Elephant head amaranth (Amaranthus gangeticus).

Elephant head amaranth (Amaranthus gangeticus). This species grows 2-3 feet.

 

Close-up of elephant head amaranth.

Close-up of elephant head amaranth in the Food For Thought garden.

 

Massive red amaranth with green stalk.

Massive red amaranth with green stalk leans over. A shrub! Note the stalk's ridges which give it girder-like support. Also note the small offshoots that display the red flowers.

 

Amaranth with golden stalk and flowers.

Amaranth with golden stalk and flowers.

 

Garden at Food For Thought

Relaxing, restoring, rejoicing with amaranth, sunflower, and garden love.

 

 

Food For Thought, Sonoma County Aids Food Bank, Forestville, California

Food For Thought, Sonoma County Aids Food Bank, Forestville, California. Food bank for the community, with a lush food-rich and critter-happy garden. http://fftfoodbank.org/

 

 

 

 

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Happy amaranth and see you tomorrow.

Tony

 

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