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Planting and Harvesting in a Freshman Seminar

May 09, 2003 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

If my car had a bumper sticker, it would read, "I'd rather be planting." So how does an anthropologist turn an interest in gardening into a legitimate classroom endeavor?

I teach at a small, liberal-arts college in Hartford, Conn. Although we have...

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