At the risk of sounding petty, ever since they first announced disengagement I’ve been dreading the day the lettuce finally dries up.
The main industry in Gush Katif has been in agriculture. Alei Katif in in the Gaza settlement of Kfar Darom started selling the worlds first guaranteed bug free vegetables several years back, and now I’m freaking out that it’s all gonna end. Grown in hermetically sealed greenhouses, it’s the best, crunchiest lettuce anywhere in Israel, available at the shuk for just under a dollar a head.
Why does no one else seem concerned about this? Can someone please tell me that they will start growing it in the Negev or something? This is seriously going to affect me and the rest of the salad eating community. Won’t someone please think of the