April 4 2007 from upper left Lisa Willet is

first_imgApril 4, 2007 [from upper left] Lisa Willet is the current manager of agriculture at Arcosanti. The crew of three, and a few part-time volunteers from other departments, are in the process of pruning trees in the peach orchard. Anthropologist Sarah Pulici volunteered and was a great help in agriculture for the last 5 month. [Photos: Lisa Willet & text: sa] The experimental greenhouse provides a sheltered environment during the cold season for a variety of lettuce, spinach and herbs. Lettuce are picked daily to be available at the salad bar at the Arcosanti Cafe throughout the year. [Photo: Julian Lauzzana & text: sa] In spring a large part of the effort in the greenhouse is devoted to the raising of seedlings. Varieties of tomatos, peppers, eggplant, squash, are waiting to be transplanted into the garden, as soon as the danger of frost has passed. Lisa Willet and agriculture intern Nilakantha Veylan. The agriculture crew provides organic produce and fresh eggs once a week to Arcosanti residents. Produce selection depends on the season. Arcosanti organic produce are also sold at the weekly Prescott Farmers Marketduring the summer month. [Photos: Julian Lauzzana & text: sa]last_img

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