Corn and Satisfaction

Scott Peacock on Edna Lewis

From 101 Classic Cookbooks - 501 Classic Recipes edited by Marvin J. Taylor and Clark Wolf.

She spoke intensely about the importance of food organically grown from open-pollinated seed, and how her brother, a farmer in Virginia, had told her that corn grown today yields three times as much as it did when they were children. "But he also told me that he noticed the cows eat twice as much of it, because they're not satisfied," she said. That was something I had never heard anyone speak about.
Makes me wonder if the crows even touched it.

And so for day 1583