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Bud Savoie BS: Food, Farmers, making a living (45) RE: BS: Food, Farmers, making a living 16 Sep 00


As a part-time farmer, I agree with the sentiments expressed here. I saw a bumper sticker some years ago that read, "Don't criticize farmers with your mouth full."

I will never understand why people don't consider farmers as deserving of support. It's a hard, thankless, chancy job. Crime pays better. Since Adam and Eve got kicked out the the garden people have been trying to work out a way to make a decent living from farming, but not many have succeeded.

A full-time lawyer, I love my practice. But I must admit that civilization can exist and has existed for most of the world's history without lawyers. And without doctors, accountants, mechanics, policemen, and politicians. It cannot exist without farmers.

Bud




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