An Ode to a Farm and Food Hub Conference in Hudson Valley
As the room murmurs over locally-sourced lunch and farm fresh produce
I'm fired up by overheard conversations
"Soil is your foundation"
"We finished the last of our preserves just as
fresh strawberries appeared at our local farmstand"
"We need food accompanied by life-giving stories"
"Burned soil and sunlight gives you mushrooms and berries"
Filled with healthful zeal I munch on through aioli, compote, sprouts and leaves, listening - "create opportunities of intimacy amongst eaters" - when
the abundant miracle soil of the Hudson Valley
between my teeth
Illustration by Nicole M Wong.