What’s New is Old

Intersections of history and gardening in the era of COVID-19

Claudia Stack
Mar 21, 2020 · 5 min read
Ernest Keith is in his 80s, but he still tends a big garden every year and gives the produce to his neighbors. In the film Sharecrop he said “I always was a person who loved to give…there’s a joy in giving.” Photo by Claudia Stack do not use without permission

Being sequestered at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has many people thinking about self-sufficiency. In my article “Grow Some Food: It will make you feel better”, I presented a few easy ways you can nourish your body and calm your mind by producing some of your own food.