“Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.” ~Thomas Jefferson


Amen to that. A wise man, Jefferson.

From the Monticello website: “Jefferson grew 330 vegetable varieties in Monticello’s 1000-foot-long garden terrace.”

*Image of the vegetable garden at Monticello

It’s historic garden week at Monticello and I see a fascinating looking book for sale on their site. I really need to get this: “A Rich Spot of Earth” Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello by Peter J. Hatch

4 responses to ““Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.” ~Thomas Jefferson

  1. I’m a sucker for anything to do with Jefferson and would like to have the book, too. I will restrain myself this time, though. Although….

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  2. Jefferson is one of my favorites.

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