The Year of the Flood - Saint Euell of the Wild Foods Summary & Analysis

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Saint Euell of the Wild Foods Of the Gifts of Saint Euell ,Year 12, Spoken by Adam One:

Adam One tells the God’s Gardeners that Saint Euell week is about “Wild Harvest gifts” which include Fungi and Edible Weeds (218). He reminds them that Saint Euell Gibbons was a self-taught naturalist. The point of harvesting wild food is to avoid eating pesticides. It is also to learn what wild foods are edible.

The Waterless flood is coming, and afterward there will be no more prepared foods. The economy will collapse and the Gardeners have to be prepared to support themselves. They must learn the food shelf in “God’s Bounteous Garden” (221). Adam One ends his speech with a call for a song.

Oh Sing We Now the Holy Weeds:

The poem comes from the God’s Gardeners Oral Hymnbook and...

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