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Hoping To Save Millions, Antigua Turns to Backyard Gardening


Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, garden, greenliving, food, world, Sustainabililty, coolstuff, eco-friendly, sustainable, organic, humans, greenproducts, environment )

Cal
- 922 days ago - ipsnews.net
Even the island's ceremonial head of state, Dame Louise Lake-Tack, is supporting the initiative. The representative of Queen Elizabeth in Antigua and Barbuda, she has no problem getting her hands dirty as she seeks to boost food production in the country.



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Alice C. (1797)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 5:11 am
Thanks for the good news ~ Antiqua has many low income people who will benifit from backyard gardens. We could use more of them in the U.S. as well.
 

Alice C. (1797)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 5:14 am
Shared
 

Erika M. (200)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 11:39 am
An excellent idea, what took them so long? i would imagine all the produce that is brought in from other areas would be super expensive.
 

Siti R. (12)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 12:06 pm
i read some parts of America are not allowed to garden? if it's their property, why not?! kids could learn a lot. we come from the earth.
 

John B. (122)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 12:23 pm
Thanks Cal for the great article. Read and noted. I work the UU church's plot in the community garden here and twice week I go to my Brother's farm to work my small plot and in their garden so I get fresh veggies and because I help them they can some for me to use during the winter months. A good deal as far as I'm concerned.
 

Christeen Anderson (554)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 1:00 pm
This is a great move for them.I wish them much success.
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 1:23 pm

Antigua...I think a lot more Countries are doing the same..!!
 

Nicole W. (645)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 4:06 pm
good for them, wish everyone could make that move!
 

Lucie G. (40)
Wednesday June 20, 2012, 8:49 am
I love this article. It is so encouraging to know that every one is so enthusiastic about it.
 
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