For sustainability and healthy living, revive diversity in your plate

I thought my reader(?s?) might be interested in this blog which I read today – it caught my attention because I love potatoes too, so this is for all potato lovers – but it also carries a more important message about sustainability. Enjoy – Keith

Keshav Chaturvedi

I am a potato freak. I can have it 365 days a year, two times a day. My father once quipped that I must have been a product of potato famine in Ireland in my last lifetime. He would admonish me for having a mono-diet dominated by potato.
I still remember when I was a kid during 1970s, summer months of May and June use to be the toughest for me. In the absence of large scale cold chains in India potato would turn sweet and tasteless and then completely vanish from the vegetable market when their season was over. It would only make an appearance in Mid July and that would bring cheer back in my life.
Being born in a strict vegetarian family my father would insist that at least I develop taste for all the vegetables. In time I heeded to his advice and acquired taste for…

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About Keith Melton - Green Lib Dem

Retired English liberal environmentalist living in Nottinghamshire; spent six years in Brazil. Author of Historical Novel - Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536. Active member of the Green Liberal Democrats - (pressure group in Liberal Democrats) - was Founding Chair of GLD in 1988
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