Sunday, December 16, 2012

"Currently, the USA doesn't grow enough fruits and vegetables to feed its people."

Watch this through - if that ending touching touch you to your very soul - something is wrong: 

"Why don't we worry about growing a safe supply here and provide our farmers an opportunity to grow that food?" - Dr. Allen Straw says choking 
on tears.

"I like it. Wouldn't trade it for anything else" says the farmer featured. . .

In 2007, 8 million acres in the USA was used for vegetables and fruit to 214 million of soy, corn, wheat and such -

Currently, the USA doesn't grow enough fruits and vegetables to feed its people.



Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered. The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field. And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens

- Proverbs 27:23-27

"I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares."

- George Washington