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Yet as generations pass, the knowledge and secrets of agriculture and permaculture are slipping away.
Articles such as the one found here where a Wisconsin judge ruled Americans do not have a fundamental right to keep livestock and grow food, illustrate the fear and worry of federal judges ruling against basic food rights.
As our Urban Core becomes more and more populated and our buildings higher and taller, we the residents will need to know how to grow food across structures.
Recently, my friends Val and Eli were cited by the City of Jacksonville for growing food in their front yard.
Mark and Amanda Searle have been both cited and fined for hens in their backyard. Others have had their egg producing pet hens taken in front of teary-eyed children.
Am I paranoid? Maybe so. But as corporate control and lobbyist-driven legislators becomes the norm, we should have a back up plan.
If the GMO turns out a generation of pain, or if seed and food becomes so expensive we cannot afford to feed our families, we must have an alternative.
Rooftop and windowsill permaculture provide an answer.