When kids grow kale, kids eat kale.
They grow tomatoes, they eat tomatoes.
none of this is presented to them, if they're not shown how food
affects the mind and body, they blindly eat whatever the hell you put in
front of them. - Rob Finley
I've been rallying anyone with a patch of grass, as Ron Finely would say: To plant some shit.
walk into the grocery store and feel like I'm the only one a little
alarmed at the perfect lettuce, the rows of tomato soldiers, lined up,
same shade, same size, same everything. I can't tell them apart.
through produce I'm eager to find something that is a little flawed,
maybe even disfigured.
Remember tiny and tasty strawberries?
if walking into the gym isn't enough, now we have jacked up, anabolic
strawberries, ironically with hollow centers and completely void of
So what's the point?
Profit profit profit.
Food is a business.
And just for minute, imagine THIS.
household grows their own garden, we're taking back the farm. Sending
mass commercial 'farming' on the decline while FOOD, real food, is on
More importantly...so is our health.
We go back to getting our hands dirty in the soil, for ourselves
and our family
Even IF...it's just a few pots on the deck.
Swap a few flowers for some culinary herbs, shrubs for some kale.
The greatest thing you can do for yourself and your family?
Grow, nurture and feed yourselves
Take 11 minutes to watch the below TEDtalk with Ron Finley. Comment on my Facebook Fanpage
and let me know what you think!
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