This article has a couple chuckles snuck in, just when you aren't looking.
Within the editorial is reference to “The 11 Best Foods You Aren’t Eating” which recently appeared on The New York Times’s list of most-viewed stories for 2008.
Check it out.
Sow Those Seeds!
By VERLYN KLINKENBORG
"In August 2004, I wrote a Rural Life editorial about the victory garden movement during World War II, noting that a national crisis had turned Americans — for a few years at least— into a nation of gardeners. Now we are in the midst of another crisis. And perhaps this is the moment for another national home gardening movement, a time when the burgeoning taste for local food converges with the desire to cut costs and take new control over our battered economic lives.
There are signs that some people are already thinking this way. A number of friends have said to me, wistfully, that if things get worse, they’ll just go to the country and learn to farm, as if learning to farm were like studying shorthand or learning to weld. "