Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Chapters 7-9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 is titled, “Gratitude, May.” Barbara talks about a tradition among those who grow plants that one should never say “thank-you” for a live plant. She said no one could explain the origin of that tradition, but that everyone was adamant about it, saying the plant would die. When they gave friends and neighbors the traditional tomato plant on Mother's Day, the older women responded by saying things such as, “Look at that.” Their enthusiasm was meant to convey their appreciation.

Barbara then tells about the chores on the farm, including more planting and lots of weeding. She said their labor reminded them of the reason for the cost of food. Barbara had a birthday approaching and they decided to have a party in May. They worried about feeding so many people while keeping to their recent plan but called on Kay, a...

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