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Alessandra Rizzotti

I have recently grown a tomato. It's really more symbolic of the fact that I'm growing myself outside my comfort zone at a new job, in a new apartment, no longer in a relationship I was in for five years. I'm honoring that personal growth takes time, just like it takes time to grow our own food. Patience is key.

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    • Jelena Woehr

      That tomato is HUGE! My plant only has a tiny pea sized baby tomato... I grew it from one of the seedlings Mud Baron brought to the office. I'll photo it soon when my tomato doesn't look quite so tiny...

    • Ayako Ezaki

      Cherry tomatoes are among my favorite balcony "garden" vegetables. Last year we ate lots, and this year, we're getting close to harvesting. Can't wait!

    • Amy Leibrock

      Congrats on that tomato! I'm also growing food for the first time this year. Radishes, sugar snap peas and lettuce so far. For me, it's symbolic of trying to be more grounded and connected to a community. We've moved around a lot and haven't been able to commit to a garden until now. We got a plot in a community garden--I'd spend a few hours a day there, if I could! Here's a picture of it earlier in the season.