Michele over at Garden Rant blogs about the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, HR 875, in a post titled “Memo To My Children: Register Your Vegetable Stand or Face a Million-Dollar Fine.  There’s no hobby or small farm exception in this legislation, which could have all sorts of disturbing consequences. 

This month Mother Jones tackles food values, agriculture, biofuels, and suggests that the real solution to our world’s food woes involves compromise between industrial agriculture and the organics movement.

Extreme shepherding in Wales – how to have a good time with electronics, sheep, and really smart dogs.

It’s official.  The White House will have an 1,100 square foot vegetable garden.  Details, including a site plan, here in yesterday’s New York Times.  (Registration for the New York Times website is free.)