happy national farmer’s market week!
“a farmer is a magician who produces money from the mud.”
-amit kalantri, wealth of words
art credit: leo cullum
the farmers and their market are at rest.
doing important work every day
returning here each week to sell their bounty
sleep comes at a price.
‘if the farmer is poor, so is the whole country.’
October 12 is Old Farmers Day,
a day devoted to old farmers and their farming techniques.
how will you celebrate?
“let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth
is the most important labor of man.
when tillage begins, other arts will follow.
the farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.”
farmer m shows the kinders what’s inside.
‘who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.’
oakland county farmer’s market, pontiac, michigan
“i’m envious of people who can sleep as long as they want.
i have the circadian rhythm of a farmer.”
image credit: bored panda