Assisted-Living Facility http://redriverradio.org en Assisted-living facility administrator sows garden in downtown Alexandria http://redriverradio.org/post/assisted-living-facility-administrator-sows-garden-downtown-alexandria <p>Officials with&nbsp;an assisted-living facility in downtown Alexandria have turned an adjacent property into a half-acre garden. Billy Allen, administrator of The Canterbury House, said the garden started as an idea to build a small raised bed but was scaled up. He said its 25 residents are enjoying the first bountiful summer harvest.</p><p></p><p>“I bet we&nbsp;picked 400 tomatoes," Allen said.&nbsp;"They (residents) have a salad with every lunch and every dinner, and it’s got sliced tomatoes on it.”</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:44:48 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 30555 at http://redriverradio.org Assisted-living facility administrator sows garden in downtown Alexandria