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  1. Food insecurity and the decline of the family farm

    There are currently too few farmers. These are are fuel dependent. Enable 1 million new organic family farmers by mentoring and end to non- agricultural land speculation and subsidies to industrial agriculture. The family farm is the backbone of the nation.

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    • Cannabis hemp


      The first Bibles, maps, charts, Betsy Ross's flag, the first drafts of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were made from (it).

      Henry Ford built a car using (it).

      In Feb. 1938, Popular Mechanics called (it) a 'Billion Dollar Crop.' It was the first time a cash crop had a business potential to exceed a billion dollars.

      George Washington told his Gardner to make the most of (it)
      and "sow it everywhere"

      President Lincoln said
      Two of my favorite things are sitting on my front porch smoking a pipe of (it), and playing my Hohner harmonica.

      President Thomas Jefferson…

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      • Industrial Hemp: Thousands of uninvented products waiting to be manufactured.

        As the article linked below states: Hemp is not Pot. You can't get high from it. And at the same time we could have another industry at home to employee people. I would think at this point we need to look down every avenue possible. If the only reason Hemp is illegal is because Hearst and Dow didn't want the competition in the early 20th century then let's make it legal again shall we?

        Article:

        http://www.alternet.org/environment/133055/hemp_is_not_pot:_it's_the_economic_stimulus_and_green_jobs_solution_we_need/

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        • CO-OP Vertical Farming

          CO-OP Vetical Farming for major cities.

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          • Tax plastic .01$; use $ to make self-sustainbl sml towns; Fed assistd-owned power grid w/rural farms

            Tax all food containers/lined plastic cans $.01 and use it to partner with neighboring farmers/ranchers to run wind power; powering solar panels on towns' homes; free electricity for town; Fed gov and farmer/rancher split sell-back to local electric co that is too lame to do any green themselves; Fed gov subsdzs organic food production w/same local ag; local town/region benefits from local organics; very small towns would work perfctly to start/move larger and larger (kind of opposite to the railroad expansion!) :)

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            • marijuana

              marijuana.hemp vs alcohol debate.

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              • Climate change - Global Broiling by UV-B radiation

                Cannabis agriculture is essential for production of atmospheric monoterpene that block increasing UV-B radiation and help to cool the planet.

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                • Clone foods (i.e.meat) w/o nervous system or brain (and stem)?

                  Since, as Dylan reported, the Green Revolution may already have been lost, I think we should concentrate on stem cell research and cloning for medical and non-medical purposes. "Dolly" the Sheep went through hundreds of iterations before a complete animal was cloned. I think we should use the technology of the FAILED Dolly experiments to clone food.

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                  • Solve Hunger and Climate Change by Doubling Production & Carbon Sequestration using Ormus Minerals.

                    There are some newly identified minerals that double plant growth and carbon sequestration while improving taste, drought tolerance, freeze tolerance and nutrition. These minerals can be concentrated from sea water, rocks and even from the air, using simple, open-source methods. Some scientific test results about the benefits of these minerals can be found at:

                    http://www.subtleenergies.com/plant-lynx.htm

                    These benefits depend on the widespread knowledge and use of these minerals. I have been working full time for the last fifteen years to get the word out. It is difficult to convey these benefits to most people and I think a bit of attention…

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                    • The Green Dream by Raymond Greenwood

                      Ray Greenwood from Belmont NH has created a solution for steels on wheels. His solution is called the Green Dream and it is four documents about home grown oil to save money and create jobs. Please view this on facebook, email, and green dream blog.

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