Today in Celebrity Vegetables: Dr. Andrew Weil to Start Garden With Hacienda del Sol

Officials at Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort announced yesterday that they’re teaming up with one of the biggest names in natural health and well-being to start a new garden at the resort.

The resort’s restaurant, the Grill at Hacienda del Sol, is already known for using fresh ingredients grown in gardens at the resort. Teaming up with Dr. Andrew Weil to plant a 2,000-square-foot garden, however, is one hell of a way to add celebrity status to the produce grown there.

From the press release:

The Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort and world-renowned doctor of integrative medicine, Dr. Andrew Weil, have two things growing this fall: a new garden and a blossoming relationship centered around the pleasure of gardening, inspiring healthy lifestyles and healthy environments.

“Dr. Weil is a fan of The Grill at the resort,” said Hacienda del Sol Owner Jeff Timan. “And he loves gardening, but won’t have room to garden at his new home. We invited him to build a garden with us and he agreed. It’s planned to be a shared garden, splitting the costs and whatever we grow.”

The 2,000 square foot garden, which has been filled with rich soil imported from Dr. Weil’s property at X9 Ranch, will be planted in September. It’s planned to include