Falmouth’s 2013 town wide read is Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: a Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver. Opening this year’s community reading event is Gregory C. Watson, Falmouth resident & MA Commissioner of Agriculture. He was a founding member of the Massachusetts Federation of Farmers’ Markets. In the 1980’s he served as the executive director & education director of New Alchemy Institute He first served as agriculture commissioner from 1990 to 1993. In the latter half of the 1990’s he founded & served as Executive Director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative connecting rural farms & urban community groups in Greater Boston. Now, reappointed as Massachusetts Agriculture Commissioner he’s making us aware how we all benefit from local agriculture.