From the Editor

Todd DeGarmo

Citation

DeGarmo, Todd. “From the Editor.” New York Folklore, vol. 39: 1-2, 2013. Inside cover, 2.

Summary

When my sister and I rediscovered gardening and canning as teens, my Mom couldn’t understand our fascination with this work. She associated these activities with long, hot summers, some when she was very pregnant—work that had to be done for the family. Sue and I did it for the satisfaction of producing our own homegrown pesto or chutney or jam, perhaps as a connection to our past, but not necessarily to feed our families.

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