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Department of Health and Human Services

Vegetable Patch at the Office

Grow vegetables on the office land that is being maintained with expensive flowering and other shrubs. Possibly employees can have their 'own' community style patches and the produce could be sold farm-stand style or given to the cafeteria kitchen as a donation or at low cost. The landscapers can be engaged in the maintenance, organic upkeep and as the knowledge experts. Think squash, tomatoes, beans, peppers, pumpkins... more »



Department of Agriculture

Surtax corn used for junk food and subsidize Fruits & Vegetables

Most junk food is made from corn byproducts. Most junk food is also cheaper to purchase than healthier food options (like fruits and vegetables). This is not a coincidence. Corn is cheap because it is subsidized by the government. Thus, the government is indirectly lowering the price of junk food at the supermarket by subsidizing corn.

The corn subsidy to farmers should not be reduced or eliminated. Instead, surtax equal... more »