In Defense of Real Food

Here’s exhibit A on why I love farmers’ markets (and vegetable gardens). Where else is there a market for something as unique-looking as this?!

St. Paddy's Day bagel?

The conventional retail system has no use for this kind of cucumber. It’d never leave the farm. But–you’ll never believe it–this curvy cuke tasted a) like a regular cucumber and b) great.

Exhibit B:

C is for cucumber...good enough for me...

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  1. WilliamB
    Posted May 16, 2012 at 11:58 am | Permalink

    I’m (trying to) grow cukes this year. Maybe I can make letters out of them. I already have “I” covered.

  2. Posted May 16, 2012 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

    I do wish supermarkets didnt have rules about the size and shape of food that can sold. You only have to grow your own to realise how much must be wasted due to not being a perfect shape or size. They should sell more of the so called imperfect fruit and veg at lower prices.That would also help people afford more veg.

  3. Posted September 13, 2012 at 9:28 pm | Permalink

    Greаt artіclе.

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