by Michael dEstries
Categories: Lifestyle.

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Somewhere, Thomas Jefferson is looking down on the newly planted White House garden and scoffing at its meagerness. His 1,000 ft. long organic garden at his Monticello estate was first created in 1770 and continues on to this day. It overlooks an eight-acre orchard of 300 trees, a vineyard, and Monticello’s berry squares, which are plots of figs, currants, gooseberries, and raspberries. For more information, jump here.

Photo: French Defense Ministry

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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