On That Date, No. 4

“We are no longer a nation of farmers living in sight of our food supply,” a writer reminded the readers of one national magazine. “The journey between us and [our] food supply, once only as long as from our own field and garden to our back door, has been lengthening year by year.” _____________

Mary Hinman Abel, “Safe Foods and How to Get Them,” Delineator 66 (September 1905): 394, 396.