The International Year of Fruits and Vegetables No need for confusion

All the fruits and vegetables emojipedia knows about

Another year, another International Year. Several, probably. The one that concerns me is the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, as designated by the United Nations and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

I’m deeply skeptical about these things, and always wonder how else the money could have been spent to better effect. But the money is never available to be spent on anything else. So I’ll just take the opportunity to rail against people who can’t seem to separate the partially overlapping magisteria of botany and cuisine.


  1. International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021
  2. I just need to tidy up my notes, and then there’ll be a transcript here.
  3. New year, new season, new appeal for support.

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