16 Dec '11, 10pm

Photo of the Week: Passing on the Knowledge of Self-Sufficiency

Photo of the Week: Passing on the Knowledge of Self-Sufficiency

I decided to do a human shot for this week’s Photo of the Week. We’ve had food, we’ve had animals, and we even had Mickey Mouse. However, we don’t want to forget the people that make MOTHER EARTH NEWS and sustainable living possible. What I like about this picture is the lesson behind it. The man in the picture is part of a community garden and he’s showing the young girl what plants he is growing. He may not be teaching her what they do — he could just be showing her the pretty blooms — but the great thing is he's introducing this young girl to something new. I’m a city boy, I’ll admit it. When I started interning here at MOTHER EARTH NEWS, I knew as much about the various varieties of squash as I did about what currency is used in Bangladesh. I still don’t know much about squash, but I have learned a few things about sustainable living and environmentally friendly living...

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