Gardening to live

Quote taken from newspaper article about shi-shi community gardens in our town:
“In our home country, if we didn’t keep a garden, we would starve.”

a 17 year old Burundi young man tending his family’s 300 square foot plot. They were resettled in our city three years ago.

Makes you rethink your cutsey tomato pots?


2 Responses to “Gardening to live”

  1. 2 goldilocks August 1, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    hey, even shi-shi gardening is a lot more than most Westerners do. If sissified gardening keeps even a fraction of the community knowledge alive that’s needed for full-bore subsistence agriculture, I’m aaaaall for it.

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