Community Forklift Garden Party 2017

An annual event to launch the spring gardening season, featuring gardening demonstrations, workshops led by local experts, live bands, vendors, food, kids activities, and more.

Josh Calo of Sol Nectar Farm breaking down the science of bee keeping. You really need to hear this guy speak on bees. You'd think it would be a boring topic, but the way he breaks it down, it's fascinating and accessible.

Josh Calo of Sol Nectar Farm breaking down the science of bee keeping. You really need to hear this guy speak on bees. You'd think it would be a boring topic, but the way he breaks it down, it's fascinating and accessible.

Local band: "Ballad Of"

Local band: "Ballad Of"

Local band: "Blue Plains". Follow them on Facebook. They're releasing an album soon that you definitely want to check out.

Local band: "Blue Plains". Follow them on Facebook. They're releasing an album soon that you definitely want to check out.

Workshop on the basics of composting, led by Veteran Compost.

Workshop on the basics of composting, led by Veteran Compost.

Betcha can't eat just one! I'll put a link to their website here for convenience, but you really need to just go visit these ladies and let the aroma of those pastries send you to your happy place.

Betcha can't eat just one! I'll put a link to their website here for convenience, but you really need to just go visit these ladies and let the aroma of those pastries send you to your happy place.

There's a line for a reason. The food is incredible!

There's a line for a reason. The food is incredible!

Chef Jeremy Plemons of County Manners. The next time I see his truck, the good chef might want to check the roof and the undercarriage before he pulls off to make sure I'm not pulling a Mission: Impossible move to get to the source of that incredible food.

Chef Jeremy Plemons of County Manners. The next time I see his truck, the good chef might want to check the roof and the undercarriage before he pulls off to make sure I'm not pulling a Mission: Impossible move to get to the source of that incredible food.

Local band: "The Vico Cycle".

Local band: "The Vico Cycle".

Yeah, that's the same guy that was on guitar above. They were one member short, so Do-It-All did what he do. He also worked the cash register between songs and parked a few cars!

Yeah, that's the same guy that was on guitar above. They were one member short, so Do-It-All did what he do. He also worked the cash register between songs and parked a few cars!

The cart is just a prop. This guy did nothing all day but strike GQ poses using whatever was available. Just kidding! I do love this shot, though. There are so many elements in this frame that make it a perfect storytelling image for the events of the day, as well as for what goes on at Community Forklift on a daily basis. I couldn't stage a scene like this to save my life, but I can definitely see it and shoot it.

The cart is just a prop. This guy did nothing all day but strike GQ poses using whatever was available. Just kidding! I do love this shot, though. There are so many elements in this frame that make it a perfect storytelling image for the events of the day, as well as for what goes on at Community Forklift on a daily basis. I couldn't stage a scene like this to save my life, but I can definitely see it and shoot it.

Community Forklift AKA The G.O.A.T. (The Greenest Of All Time)! Visit them at CommunityForklift.org and check out their Etsy page.

Community Forklift AKA The G.O.A.T. (The Greenest Of All Time)! Visit them at CommunityForklift.org and check out their Etsy page.

[REWIND: THIS OLD WAREHOUSE 2016]

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