Cooking, Farming

EcoFarm 2015: Deborah Madison

Deborah Madison discussing Sibley squash. Photo courtesy EcoFarm.

“Vegetable literacy has to do with seasonality, variety, and names,” Deborah Madison said, standing on a stage decorated with leeks, squash, and cabbage. “If we don’t know what to call a vegetable, then we can’t ask for it — and that’s a varietal that will disappear. We can remember the brand names of jeans, for goodness sakes. We certainly remember the names of some vegetables.” (more…)