Everyone should read this book. It is by Michael Ableman and the Chelmsford Public Library has it in its collection. It is about the fight to save a small farm being encroached upon by sprawl in Goleta, California. As a native Californian I remember when Goleta was what my grandfather called "a wide place in the road." By 1998 it had become an example of rampant building with no, or little thought, to maintaining agricultural land. I like open space as much as the next person, but what I really worry about is agricultural land. The thought of importing all of our food is very scary and certainly not green. ON GOOD LAND is short, only 144 pages including lots of photos, and to the point.
I commend it to anyone who eats...
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