Edible Omaha

The Last Bite


IMG_9066Whether located in a backyard or a forest, a muffin tin or a green, plastic Incredible Hulk hand, nature will find a way to flourish.

Nature is unbounded. Nature is limitless. No matter the circumstances, nature will find a way to succeed. These truths provide inspiration that many of us should draw from. We must remind ourselves that the difficulties we may face are nothing compared to our own determinations, and that we can triumph through whatever hardship we are presented with. Even a green, plastic Incredible Hulk hand.

Sponsored by Paradigm Gardens, the 2014 Wacky Container Contest inspired contestants to challenge their ideas about where food can be grown. Judges included representatives from the Joslyn Art Museum, No More Empty Pots and Big Muddy Urban Farm. Where will you grow this year?

—By Kelsey Thomas with photos by Brent Lubbert