Today, Roger Doiron presents a compost-able list of signatures from people who supported his campaign to plant a White House edible garden, or wanted to thank the first family for their efforts.
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As record numbers of Americans apply for food stamps and trickle into the nation's already-strapped food banks, it seems like community gardens should be a high priority.
Mr. President, we're hungry for change, and the revival of a national Victory Garden campaign can give us the kind of change we can dig into. Please, Mr. President: Summon us to service.
The presidential race may be over, but our duties as citizens are not. Now we must vote, however virtually, to have our voices heard. We can also vote with our forks and our feet and our dollars.
Once, throwing tomatoes was a form of protest. Now, growing tomatoes is the way to just say no to the status quo. Isn't that a sad sign of the times?
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