Restoring the Garden of Eden in England’s Green and Pleasant Land: The Diggers and the Fruits of the Earth

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Hessayon, Ariel;
  • Publisher: MSU Press
  • Subject: V214

On Sunday, 1 or perhaps 8 April 1649—it is difficult to establish the date with certainty—five people went to St. George’s Hill in the parish Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, and began digging the earth. They "sowed" the ground with parsnips, carrots, and beans, returning the ... View more
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