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for Washington the Magazine Vol. 2 Issue 4, May/June 2013
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Tom Garcia, a seventeen-year veteran of the US Air Force, discusses why he and his wife Nancy have taken up beekeeping in Washington. Most of them \"revolve around sustainability and environmental protection of the bees.\" Almost a third of American crops depend on pollination and that crop value is estimated at $15 billion. Garcia is the founder of the Beaufort County Beekeepers Association.
When they retired, Ray and D.J. Midgett purchased a home that was built in 1924 in a Washington suburb, Wanoea. It was the original home of Walter and Hilda Bowen and was a Sears Chicago-style, Arts & Crafts kit house that was delivered by rail. Rumley describes the house, including some changes that were made and some things the Midgetts discovered.
Asif Daher, owner of Zaitona's Mediterranean Restaurant in Washington, and his wife Sharaz discuss the appeal of growing and cooking with herbs and which ones are good for medicinal purposes. Master gardener Julie Parker comments on using herbs in cooking and which ones grow well in Eastern North Carolina.
Ellen Rodman Hathaway is a Washington native who lives in Virginia but still calls North Carolina home. She discusses her work as a painter and why she paints so many flowers.
Don Stroud and Dee Congleton work with the Washington Area Historic Foundation seeking to insure that the city's historic buildings and places are preserved for future generations. They discuss some of the projects.