Vegetables on the Van: Mardi Gras in Arlington

For those of you interested in what the AFAC van ultimately looked like, here it is.

The van, complete with grass skirt!

The van, complete with grass skirt.  Check out that eggplant!

The giant turnip showed up at the rear of the van …

Look at that root!

Look at that root!

And farmer Becky claimed that the baby carrot was a great hit with parade watchers.

Every farmer needs sunglasses, right?

Every farmer needs sunglasses, right?

Lots of beads and twirly paper things were thrown, along with seeds.

Earlier on Tuesday, the van being decorated by Kristen and Puwen

Earlier on Tuesday, the van being decorated by Kristen and Puwen

Mardi Gras was a hit in Arlington.

These folks were lined up behind us, with lots of dogs, some in tutus, looking for homes.

These folks were lined up behind us, with lots of dogs, some in tutus, looking for homes.

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