Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Farm to Table Vegetables

 

September 15, 2022

Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Vegetable garden in July. L-R: Cabbage, beans, squash, beans, and potatoes.

In 1985 the Air Force decided to move me from Rapid City, South Dakota to Spokane, Washington. Just a routine assignment as far as the base goes but the experiences outside of work were out of this world. Before we got to the base we visited the World Fair in Vancouver, British Columbia. That was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I'll never forget. But the longer lasting experiences were the orchards and the fruit trees that were everywhere.

The base itself was covered with fruit trees. Each house had a different type of tree. We had a plum tree. Neighbors had apple, pear, peach and some...



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