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Wrenshall News: We need a tomatillo spirit


August 28, 2020

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Anna George and Suzy Berger and the outdoor classroom space in Wrenshall has gained some attention in the news.

I have a small plot on the farm that I use to experiment and play - growing things such as artichoke, eggplant, or tomatillo.

That last plant is irrepressible. I started growing tomatillos five years ago and every year I have so many volunteer plants that they could probably count as a perennial weed. Even the yellow spindles that I started from seed and forgot in pots grew into flourishing shrubs dripping with green fruit. It was this resilience and energy that came to mind as I talked with Wrenshall kindergarten teachers Anna George and Suzy Berger about the coming school year.

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