So I was enjoying my piece of fruit for lunch today – an apple, in case you haven’t guessed – and I found an interesting surprise:
(spoiler alert – it’s not a worm)
I guess this is what happens when your food isn’t sterilized, irradiated, pasteurized, and processed to death; this is an inspiring piece of living, whole nutrition – so good that the seeds in the core had already sprouted! If that’s not evidence that proper care was taken of this produce, I could not fathom what is. We have been getting most of our produce via a local co-op program called bountiful baskets lately, and I have been seeing some differences. Oranges that aren’t so acidic, bananas with a much longer shelf life, the most delicious plums and peaches imaginable. Anybody who thinks that sounds good and isn’t part of one should look into that, we pay $15 a week for a basketful of high-quality produce.
Are you part of a similar co-op, or of one that deals in meat, dairy, or other goods? Let us know what’s kicking on your neck of the woods.
I love my coop ! Sprout on!
Yes, fist pump!
THROW YER HANDS UP IN THE AIR!
You so crazy!
The Beastie BOOOYYYSSSS are known to let the BEAT…MMMMMMM…DROP!
Not long ago a friend mentioned how the Beastie Boys seem to fit Mr. Spock and the Nile into quite a few of their songs and I said, “have you considered that it might have something to do with the geological similarities between Egypt and Vulcan?”
my friend justice sis and nephew 🙂
As incredible as this is, if I saw this in my apple I would freak out! That says something about the world we are living in doesn’t it? 😉
It made me pause for a second and then I thought, ‘okay, I’ll take sprouts in my apple, why not?’ Then I wondered if there were still trace amounts of cyanide in the seed if it had sprouted because I wanted to eat the sprouts because I figured they were super-healthy. . . . but hey, a freak-out would not be completely unwarranted.
That makes me feel a little bit better.