An important letter about my organic lettuce…

lettuce gardenThis evening my daughter and I decided to make a quick trip to the garden we’re growing in a planting area we adopted in front of her elementary school.  We’re growing our own organic veggies and knew that some lettuce was perfect to harvest for the evening’s dinner.

Well, we arrived… and … (*wide-eyed pause*) … it was already harvested! Quite neatly I might add (so we knew that it wasn’t “harvested” by animals… besides, the netting overtop prevents it from BEING harvested by animals!) and the netting was neatly put back in place as well.  (Insert my look of *SHOCK* here!)

So, THAT’S how someone is going to be, huh?  Who do they think they’re stealing from?… the garden is in front of an elementary school for pete’s sake!!!

What do I have to say about that?  Well, THIS is what I have to say about that…

Dear Organic Lettuce Thief,

I love organic lettuce, don’t you?  Oh yes.  Apparently you do.  I also love organic gardening.  You should try it sometime.  I admire your strength and bravery for being able to steal from children.  I also hope you enjoyed your organic lettuce salad this evening, however, my family DID NOT!  Oh, and by the way…


xoxo, The Mom Goes Green Family

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5 thoughts on “An important letter about my organic lettuce…

  1. Lisa – yes, my friend… it super sucked! Now I’m worried that it will be stolen all summer long! — lettuce, green beans, peas, carrots (“we go together like peas & carrots!” 🙂 ) zucchini, green onions, tomatoes! — all I can do is “hope” for some mercy or install an electric fence, but that wouldn’t be very green of me, would it? 😛 (yea, but it would make me giggle, wouldn’t it!) 🙂

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