Eventually, not sure of the dates at the moment, we will be having an online silent auction that I hope all of you will check out. I will, of course, post a link when we get to that point. But I wanted to share some of the items that will be available at that time.
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. This books retails for between $20 and $30.
"Tired of genetically modified food every day, Americans are moving more
toward eating natural, locally grown food that is free of pesticides and
preservatives—and there is no better way to ensure this than to grow it
yourself. Anyone can start a garden, whether in a backyard or on a city
rooftop; but what they need to truly succeed is The Heirloom Life Gardener, a comprehensive guide to cultivating heirloom vegetables.
this invaluable resource, Jere and Emilee Gettle, cofounders of the
Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, offer a wealth of knowledge to every
kind of gardener—experienced pros and novices alike. In his friendly
voice, complemented by gorgeous photographs, Jere gives planting,
growing, harvesting, and seed saving tips. In addition, an extensive A
to Z Growing Guide includes amazing heirloom varieties that many people
have never even seen. From seed collecting to the history of seed
varieties and name origins, Jere takes you far beyond the heirloom
tomato. This is the first book of its kind that is not only a guide to
growing beautiful and delicious vegetables, but also a way to join the
movement of people who long for real food and a truer way of living."
The Crockin' Girls. It retails for $32.95.
"The hardcover book has almost 400 pages of delicious, simple recipes and
beautiful photographs, featuring dishes that range from tasty
appetizers to family-filling main dishes and delightful desserts. All
the ideas you need to prepare nutritious, time-saving, people-pleasing
I also have 5 (I think it's 5) adorable hairbands from A Beau Ideal. I'll have to figure out the exact retail value of that. But they are so cute.