"When I go into the garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel
such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding
myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with
my own hands."
"Whenever the soil is rich the people flourish, physically and economically. Wherever the soil is wasted, the people are wasted. A poor soil produces only a poor people -- poor economically, poor spiritually and intellectually, poor physically."
--- George Washington Carver, 1938
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