We can attempt to teach the things that one might imagine the earth would teach us: silence, humility, holiness, connectedness, courtesy, beauty, celebration, giving, restoration, obligation and wildness.
David Orr from "Earth in Mind"

Feb 27, 2008

new article published

Having a Bite at the General Store

The Reemergence of the General Store in New England

By Stacey Bloomfield

I have this memory from about thirty years ago of going down the hill with my friend’s grandfather to pick up some milk at the Cummington store. I remember we wanted to go so we could get a Marathon bar. As usual the place was lit by bare bulbs and a bunch of men sat around a small wood stove in coveralls. read the rest here.

1 comment:

The Grocer said...

Hey good on you for supporting your local stores.