Subversive Plots

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by Josh Wood Tuesday November 1, 2011

The Shed Army. Cauliflower to Arms. Cukes d’Etat.

Roger Doiron, founder of Kitchen Gardens International, offers an interesting angle on the importance of growing food at home at a TEDx conference. Doiron is an advocate for new technologies, investments, policies and thinking about the role of gardens – but he’s probably best known as the guy who petitioned the White House to replant a vegetable garden.

In his “Subversive Plot: How To Grow a Revolution In Your Backyard” talk, he suggests that growing a kitchen garden can change the world. It sounds like a ridiculous statement at first, but it’s really not when you consider your food’s place in the world. A small veggie garden enables you to take control your own food, your diet, your health and your money.

Fall is good time to plan your own subversive plot.

Front photo by Cranston Style

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