F

is for French Laundry

As in

we can't afford to eat there. But the garden is open to the plebs!

T

is for Thief

As in

we need to steal all of this man's secrets.

And maybe a couple tomatoes.

(He grows each plant 10-feet high on a string like this for maximum yield -- ingenious! Makes me look like an loser with my little wire tomato cage.) Anyway.

D

is for Didactic

As in

all of the secrets of the natural world are housed in this 3-acre garden. Including cold fusion and a two-state solution. Anyway.

A

is for artichoke

B

is for self-explanatory

C

is for chart

D

as before

E

is for eliminating some letters

G

is for garden sculpture

H

is for Hoophouse

M

is for micro-greens!

I got a little lost in the micro-greens.

Little carpets of nutrition and elegance.

Right?

I may or may not have purchased seeds & peat moss on the way home. Anyway.

O

is for ornamentals

S

is for shade house

U

is for urgency

V

is for vineyard train

W

is for fantastic wash station

Hmm?

Hmm?

Z

is for zucchini blossom

And that's all the agricultural excitement we have time for! Tune in next week for another edition of Not Eating in Michelin Starred Restaurants But Instead Skulking Their Kitchen Gardens. Thank you!

#skulk #thefrenchlaundry #urbangardening #organic #creative #thomaskeller #napa #farmtotable #foodporn #places #adventure

  • sweetentheplot

    Not to be a total dork, but F is also for Fantastic. I love your story.

  • JoeMacCreative

    I've heard and read so much about it.... It's on my bucket list, but not sure if I'll check it off.

  • whitneypannell

    Clever beyond clever! 💯

  • whitneypannell

    You should do the alphabet tour at Blue hill at stone barn! In tarrytown NY

  • whitneypannell

    I love you! I really love you :)

  • EyeEtcetera

    @sweetentheplot you of course rock, @JoeMacCreative even if your bucket doesn't have the budget I cannot recommend the garden highly enough, @whitneypannell I love you too !

  • amykelinda

    Ahh, I've always wanted to eat at French Laundry. But not only is it pricey, I hear there's a lottery system to get reservations. Whaaaat! Love the zucchini blossoms photo!

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