[LMB] Factory farms

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Thu Sep 19 16:31:31 BST 2019


Not only milenials but old people also. I am 81 years old and I sold my 
house about 5 years ago and moved to an apartment because I could no 
longer maintain the house because of infirmity. I let the 
suiperintendent worry about maintenance. Yes, I am paying for it, but 
it's worth it.

Harvey

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>So, because millennials prefer apartments, I haven’t move out of my house?
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>Christian, husband, father, granddaddy, son, American. Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.
>William A Wenrich
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>>  On Sep 18, 2019, at 10:10 AM, Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu> wrote:
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>>  Yes, this.  The whole idea of lawns for the masses — not pasture, and not small gardens where most of the area is devoted to vegetables and flowers — is mostly a mid-20th-century phenomenon.  (See, for instance, https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fblogs.scientificamerican.com%2Fanthropology-in-practice%2Fthe-american-obsession-with-lawns%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C63b8fde547464beb517e08d73c8656d9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637044419982755545&sdata=UH%2BMJ0qVTvfWS0y4kW0iQirLp%2BgNbz%2BR8izFeiso%2FP0%3D&reserved=0 <https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fblogs.scientificamerican.com%2Fanthropology-in-practice%2Fthe-american-obsession-with-lawns%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C63b8fde547464beb517e08d73c8656d9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637044419982755545&sdata=UH%2BMJ0qVTvfWS0y4kW0iQirLp%2BgNbz%2BR8izFeiso%2FP0%3D&reserved=0> and https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.planetnatural.com%2Forganic-lawn-care-101%2Fhistory%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C63b8fde547464beb517e08d73c8656d9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637044419982755545&sdata=f%2FWwZM1zJ6WYmldA2Chwrlx3cXyANV6cAchQUpNAQHo%3D&reserved=0 <https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.planetnatural.com%2Forganic-lawn-care-101%2Fhistory%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C63b8fde547464beb517e08d73c8656d9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637044419982755545&sdata=f%2FWwZM1zJ6WYmldA2Chwrlx3cXyANV6cAchQUpNAQHo%3D&reserved=0>.  And there’s now pushback, including by the whole permaculture movement and specific sites like https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.foodnotlawns.com%2Fabout.html&data=02%7C01%7C%7C63b8fde547464beb517e08d73c8656d9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637044419982755545&sdata=go81HTZML3gIx8Xq4vvtlSiBqKsf6lEOiTVs%2BeEiSb4%3D&reserved=0 <https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.foodnotlawns.com%2Fabout.html&data=02%7C01%7C%7C63b8fde547464beb517e08d73c8656d9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637044419982755545&sdata=rxJuDT03YFaOzOF96KLy55rF20rpj%2BzYAyH1e9TFTn4%3D&reserved=0>.)  I would think Barrayar would be all about making sure every bit of terraformed land grew as much food as sustainably possible, at least for a long time in its history.
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>Some different plants may be better suited for terraforming than crops.   Especially than crops that get harvested.
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