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Quote of the Day: Joe Eck & Wayne Winterrowd

December 1st, 2013

The trouble to which one is willing to go for something is usually a fair measure of how much it is valued, in the garden of life.

Joe Eck & Wayne Winterrowd in Living Seasonally: The Kitchen Garden and the Table at North Hill

harvesting peppers
There are so many things in my life that fit this, in general, I like to do things myself. I value the process along with the final product, and thus most things are of value to me.
grandpas tomato 1
Garden fresh vegetables are definitely well worth the effort in my book. What I don’t grow myself I’m thankful to be able to purchase from farmers who do care and go to the trouble to grow the right way.

What are some things you do for yourself that you feel are worth the extra effort?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.