Stored energy from vines that tumble off their hills, form mats of green over clay.
Sustainer of life for countless generations of people.
Eaten raw for mega-doses of beta-carotine.
Baked on coals from winter's fireplace for a bedtime snack.
Fried to golden nuggets in sugar-laced fat.
Bushels that turn into new shoes and Christmas presents.
A lowly tuber that has its own day in many US towns.
Talking about a vegetable so freaking good it can be made into a pie!
Then God said, "Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds." And it was so. Genesis 1:11