A GARDEN IN THE CITY






WELCOME TO FALL. It's finally here. Summer has ended and so is the gardening season. I posted a video in my stories recently of myself cooking at home. I was preparing tomatoes, doused in olive oil to be roasted for tomato soup for dinner. The tomatoes and all ingredients came from my garden. Ever since I was a boy I've had a garden and a green thumb if you will. I remember having a small space of English roses and Zinnias alongside Tomatoes, peppers, and onions. As a man, I've continued my love affair with gardening. This season I've graduated to Beets, Leeks, Eggplant, Watermelon radish, Swiss chard Cucumber, and a few herbs. The City of Chicago has a program for gardeners. One can rent a seasonal plot in their neighborhood. Mine is the Montrose Metra Community garden located at Montrose and Ravenswood along the Metra tracks. I've had a plot there for the last 2 years, hence my tomato soup.

At TMS we are the poster image promoting "The well-lived life". What you put on your body is equal to what you put in it. For the opportunity to have your own personal Garden space contact your alderman.

"TELL THEM I SENT YOU!


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