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Unintended Consequences

It was Cesar Chavez’ birthday, a holiday for some, and I was having lunch with a 92-year old Japanese bachelor farmer. He’s kind of a lonely fellow. 1,226 more words

Old MacDonald doesn't want his farm anymore???

In a recent article by the Los Angeles Times, it is reported that wages for farming in America have risen, but the employees have not. Farming is the foundation of America. 139 more words


G is for The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck exposed me to the heart-wrenching human toll of the Dust Bowl and the heartless agriculture industry that treated its impoverished migrant workers as disposable drones. 971 more words


California Spam

“Curious children crowded close, ragged children who ate their fried dough as they watched. They watched hungrily the unwrapping of the sandwiches, and their hunger-sharpened noses smelled the pickle, cheese, and Spam. 446 more words


On the surface the so called right to work law sounds like a good thing doesn’t it? Kinda makes people feel empowered as though there is an effort to keep them from working. 757 more words

It's Beer O'Clock Everywhere

Congratulations, Beer Geeks, Nerds, & Connoisseurs! You are now ABLE (tee hee) to drink that high proof local beer RIGHT FROM THE SOURCE.

Pretty much. 103 more words

Drink Local