Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal

Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal

Book - 2007
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Drawing upon 40 years' experience as an ecological farmer and marketer, Joel Salatin explains with humor and passion why Americans do not have the freedom to choose the food they purchase and eat. From child labor regulations to food inspection, bureaucrats provide themselves sole discretion over what food is available in the local marketplace. Their system favors industrial, global corporate food systems and discourages community-based food commerce, resulting in homogenized selection, mediocre quality, and exposure to non-organic farming practices. Salatin's expert insight explains why local food is expensive and difficult to find and will illuminate for the reader a deeper understanding of the industrial food complex.

Publisher: Swoope, VA : Polyface, Inc., 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780963810953
0963810952
Characteristics: xvii. 338 p. ; 23 cm.

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lrsranch
Jun 27, 2016

Does this book discuss conservation easements? This is something I am interested in but am suspicious of it. You are charged a lot of money to put your land into an easement and all it does is give the government control of your land forever...the way it looks. I want to see discussion of this and what the alternatives are.

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Jessi52
Jun 15, 2013

Great bok, this is one p.....ed off farmer and rightfully so. Why do we, the US govt. assist big farm and charge the family local farmer for doing the same thing and doing it better??? Explains why local grass fed items are so expensive.

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countrymouse69
Jun 13, 2010

Worth the wait. The library needs to get more copies. This information is important to anyone who cares about what they eat.

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