Produce(d) On A Farm



Living on a farm meant more than a long bus ride to school each day; and black dirt meant more than messy shoes after a spring rain. Rich soil, the foundation of plentiful harvests. Potatoes, peas, green beans, and corn. Tomatoes, carrots, onions, and squash. More fresh produce than one family could consume in a season. Thankfully, canning and freezing what we couldn’t consume meant we had “fresh” produce long into the winter.

produced on a farm
I long for the comfort of
produce on a farm

P. Wanken

Written for Poetic Bloomings Prompt #71 (Memoir Project – Part #6): Food For Thought



    1. Ha! How did you know mom baked great buns to go along with all that fresh produce!? 😉 And yes…hoping along with you for that thumbs up…way HAI up!


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