John Nebeker was asked by Brigham Young to help settle the Manti/Ephraim area in Utah. As the first settlers to the area, conditions were harsh, especially that first winter.
When the weather finally granted them a reprieve from the snow and the ground became warm enough to plant, the first thing to go into the ground was the family garden. John, then, focused on the plowing for the larger field crops.
After living in a tiny, rough-
It was a tiny, tear-
The first planting was done with seeds......but the ‘second planting was done with faith.
In his journal a few months later It was recorded; “And we never experienced such a bountiful bean harvest”