A perfect thirst-quenching, garden-starting activity to kick off the summer!• The Star: Ben Gould happened upon his passion for gardening when trying to find the most inexpensive way to travel the world through the WWOOF program in Belize and India. It has since transformed his life in beautiful and unexpected ways. He now educates children on gardening at several elementary schools in Los Angeles, has recently started his own edible garden installation business and continues to seek knowledge and learn life lessons through all of the gifts that the garden offers. He is also one of my favorite Instagrammers around.
• The Music: Music for this video is from a collection of old-time Twisty music made in East Africa. Artists such as Mr. Zenze continue to keep it going strong.
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A brief discourse on the origin and use of coconuts can be found here.