Politics of Farming & Gardening

As hard as it may be to fathom (it is for me at least), farming and gardening have actually become significant political issues. From government regulation to taxes to subsidies, politicians and bureaucrats seem to have their fingers into just about every aspect of how, when and where we can grow our food, who we can sell it to, who we can buy it from and whether we can buy or sell it at all. Keep tabs on what the government is doing with regard to organic farming and gardening here.

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EPA Now Spying on US Farmers!

Obviously, I’m in favor of individuals, companies and organizations doing all they can feasibly and reasonably do to protect the environment – I wouldn’t be using/selling organic fertilizers and promoting organic growing methods if that were not so. But, it would seem to me that if we allow the EPA to get away with using [...]