The Gleaners by Jean Francois Millet

How many of use the expression waste not, want not?  I remember hearing it when I was growing up, but it wasn’t until I was older that I truly understood that if I did not waste that I would not want.  

And when I heard this radio story on NPR last week I was impressed by this effort to put these words into action.  Food for thought, I’d say. 

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Dave Coulter

I have been a horticulturist for thirty years working in the Chicago area and beyond. I have lived in Oak Park for over thirteen years. My writing has recently appeared in the journal Ecological Restoration...