By Marian Burros
Thomas Jefferson’s take on agriculture sounds remarkably like the 1800s version of Wendell Berry, with a little bit of Alice Waters thrown in.
“All the stuff Jefferson was doing at Monticello is just having a rebirth now,” said David DeWitt, a food historian and the author of “Founding Foodies: How Washington, Jefferson and Franklin Revolutionized American Food” (Sourcebooks, 2010). Read more
(via fuckyeahjefferson)Source: ediblegardenspointloma
Yes, [online government petitions to the White House] was the grandest experiment in direct democracy since Jefferson’s scheme to allow every American to suggest policy via carrier pigeons was discontinued for hygienic reasons…
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Oh Daily Show…
This isn’t too far from the truth. Mr J loved birds and had one with most the time while in the white house. It is said that he fed it from his mouth sometimes.Source: thedailyshow.com