TEXT OF QUOTES FROM THOREAU’S “THE BEAN FIELD”: I came to love my rows, my beans, though so many more than I wanted. / What shall I learn of beans or beans of me? / …making the earth say beans instead of grass… / Daily the beans saw me come to their rescue armed with a hoe… / These beans have results which are not harvested by me. / The true husbandman will…finish his labor with every day, relinquishing all claim to the produce of his fields, and sacrificing in his mind not only his first but his last fruits also.
Joe and Carla
TEXT: I was determined to know beans. – Henry David Thoreau
TEXT: Many things grow in the garden that were never sown there. Thomas Fuller