Fall is the one time in our area where everyone seems to be planning a trip to the farm, to pick apples or choose a pumpkin. One farmer realized that this was probably the only time that kids have a chance to see how their food is produced and works to make it a fun and memorable time. It makes me hopeful that when children see the effort that goes into growing food, they will not be so quick to waste it. Maybe fewer apple slices of squishy berries will be tossed out with an “eww” at lunchtime in school!
(Image Courtesy: “Pumpkins” by Tina Phillips, freedigitalphotos.net)