What’s a butterfly garden without butterflies?
I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.
All gardening is landscape painting.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
Eating without conversation is only stoking.
Every major food company now has an organic division. There’s more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
Food can become such a point of anxiety – not because it’s food, but just because you have anxiety. That’s how eating disorders develop.
I love all kinds of bread. Whenever I crave junk food, I want salty things like peanuts or potato chips.
Industry is fortune’s right hand, and frugality its left.
It is absolutely imperative that we protect, preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.
David R. Brower
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.
David R. Brower
People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.
The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.
The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it.
I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting.
I never diet. I smoke. I drink now and then. I never work out.
High-quality food is better for your health.