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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Some Positive News

A Growing Movement
From the rare-good-news department, this trend is reported at Nation of Change:
What the people at the fair shared in common was not their politics, but their optimism.

...Something in our culture is changing. A growing segment of
[20-somethings] don’t want to just buy organic, healthy food. They want to grow it. This new lust to farm seems to cross class, race, and politics.

...So what’s going on? I think we’re seeing the convergence of three major cultural trends:
  • A response to uncertain times ahead...
  • A rebellion against agribusiness...
  • An enhanced appreciation of good food...
Ah, the young.


  1. Thanks for the mention. I'm enjoying exploring your blog. And I like your Paypal beer button, by the way!

  2. My pleasure, Alex. You're doing good work, and it deserves more than just a mere mention from outlier blogs like mine. Thanks for all you do.


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