Jewels
Published in

Jewels

My Faith in Broccoli

Growing Food and Hope in Contaminated Soil

Broccoli harvest at the community center — Photo by Kay Bolden

In 2015, I was running a community center and urban farm in a food desert neighborhood, just outside Chicago. I left for 3 weeks to walk the Camino Portuguese, a 150-mile trek up the rocky coast of Portugal and through the Spanish countryside. The farmers I met didn’t speak to me of weeds or pests or chemical enhancements. They only spoke of faith.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kay Bolden

Kay Bolden

Author of Breakfast with Alligators: Tales of Traveling After 50, available now on Amazon | Tweet @KayBolden | Contact: kaybolden.xyz