Monday, April 17, 2017

Memory Hole Monday: Saffron Revolution Began in Vermont

"The crop is saffron, the world’s most expensive spice, 90 percent of which comes from half a world away in the semi-arid fields of Iran. It’s an ancient crop, used for thousands of years in food and dyes and linked in lore to mysterious — almost magical — medicinal powers.

Vermont, it turns out, has a climate much like northeastern Iran’s....


And what would a farm be without a horse?