March 2, 2013
by Jeff Quattrone
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A Thousand Gardens in Africa

Now that Spring is coming, and gardens are germinating in minds and sunny windowsills, I thought it would be an appropriate time to write this post. For some, A Thousand Gardens in Africa is a half a world away, for most … Continue reading

July 15, 2012
by Jeff Quattrone
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In Praise of a Purple Potato

In the last century, (about 12 years ago), Americans discovered there a color palette for potatoes instead of the standard swatch of white . There were always sweet potatoes around, but it took Yukon Golds with slightly yellow color and their … Continue reading

January 21, 2012
by Jeff Quattrone
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Gardens 2012, Yes Plural

One would think a single garden would be enough, but this one, me, doesn’t think when opportunity is presented. Turning the think off is a moral to my story. So, as this story offers itself to someone who is paying … Continue reading

April 10, 2011
by Jeff Quattrone
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Big Boxing the Seed Collector, A Slight Timeline

Another plot twist, another piece of magic. I had a hunch to look up the word heirloom. I’m kind of a geek about words. I have the same dictionary on my shelf that I’ve had my whole life. I don’t remember my … Continue reading

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