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ACTION ALERT: Save Compassion Farm ! PLEASE SIGN !

Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, farms, vegetables, eco-friendly, conservation, environment, Sustainabililty, organic )

- 2928 days ago -
Dirk Becker changed an abandoned gravel pit into a beautiful vegetable and fruit farm. He is being forced to cease his gardening even though Lantzville is in the process of modifying the bylaw to allow people to grow food.


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Thursday July 14, 2011, 12:56 am

Arild Warud (174)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 3:20 am
Signed,thanks Simone.

Lisa N (202)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 12:29 pm
Signed ¬ed, thanks Simone!

Alicia V (181)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 1:28 pm

Kit H (173)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 7:33 pm
done and share.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 7:55 pm
Signed, noted, thanks Simone.

Patrick Donovan (344)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 8:10 pm
Signed, noted, thanks for the heads up.

Patricia W (94)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 9:07 pm
N&S Thanks Simone

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 9:28 pm
Noted and Signed! Maybe Dirk and Julie Bass ought to get together since they seem to be getting in trouble for the same thing!

Elena Arutiunova (34)
Friday July 15, 2011, 12:02 am

Ruth R (246)
Friday July 15, 2011, 1:01 am
Noted and signed.

Natalia Vasina (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 2:26 am

Denisszia Gerocz (5)
Friday July 15, 2011, 4:34 am
Thank you for sharing this with us.

Past Member (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 4:45 am
489, tu

Past Member (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 6:46 am
Are you seriously telling us Lantzville has a bylaw to stop people growing their own food? It seems absolutely insane to me.

. (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 8:31 am
Signed and emailed to my friends.

Valjean O (23)
Friday July 15, 2011, 12:41 pm

Danny Wilson (26)
Friday July 15, 2011, 1:09 pm
Signed...good luck!

Sandy G (35)
Friday July 15, 2011, 1:17 pm

Ellen m (215)
Friday July 15, 2011, 2:25 pm
Signed with hope. Thanks

Alice B (241)
Friday July 15, 2011, 3:34 pm

donald Baumgartner (6)
Friday July 15, 2011, 3:38 pm

Past Member (0)
Friday July 15, 2011, 4:12 pm
already signed by the 2 of us and forwarded

linda b (186)
Friday July 15, 2011, 4:54 pm
Signed thanks Simone

Fred Krohn (34)
Friday July 15, 2011, 5:06 pm
Down with MiniPlenty! Too much government and no common sense make this case a cut and dry situation of dictatorship in a hick town! Signed...

Myron Scott (70)
Friday July 15, 2011, 5:38 pm
Mr. Krohn, if you're coming from some sort of communal anarchist position, I mostly can go along with you. On the other hand, if (as often looks like to me), you're some kind of free market junkie, then I just feel bound to do an intervention. The problem isn't with government per se but with government of the money, by the money and for the monied interests - in this case probably realtors and maybe corporate food industry interests -, rather than government of, for and by the people. Anyway, I guess we both support things like Compassion Farm. Signed. And don't tread on my vegetables!

Dotti L (85)
Friday July 15, 2011, 5:57 pm
Noted and signed plus some other ones.

Patricia E G (52)
Friday July 15, 2011, 6:25 pm
Mr. Scott, Mr. Krohn is no junkie.
Julie Bass may have to do 93 days in jail for growing
carrots in her front yard. The people want veggie
gardens and local government is trying to prevent it.

Ann Breeden (65)
Friday July 15, 2011, 8:39 pm
Signed and noted.

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday July 15, 2011, 9:22 pm
noted and signed

Bistra Staykova (4)
Friday July 15, 2011, 11:59 pm
Bureaucracy is ridiculous...

Saturday July 16, 2011, 1:00 am
Thanks Simone. Signed and noted. My mind boggles every time I hear ludicrous things like this. it is SO short-sighted and just so stupid. I mean, it is obvious that in the future, with the way the world is going, that ventures like this will one day be mandatory to our existence on this planet. This is the sort of thing that should be encouraged and epanded on and actually encouraged by the local powers that be. I do agree that these type of ludicrous decisions are usually made by councillors who have an vested interest in some business venture of other that is going to be to THEIR financial benefit. This of coure, is morally wrong and I am only glad that we can try and stop these people from making short-sighted and stupid and selfish decisions!

Michael Hester (6)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 1:16 am
Oh sure, one guy can't farm his land and sell what he grows because of some regulatory hoops they want him to traverse. If he were a large corporation, he would not only have no trouble farming whatever land he wanted to farm, but he would have government subsidies and would be encouraged to NOT farm part of his land to drive up market prices, putting small farmers further in jeopardy, and he would be allowed and encouraged to use chemicals and genetic engineering to produce larger crops faster in a smaller area, meanwhile naturally gown produce cannot find a place beyond a local farmer's market. Things have got to change.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 11:44 am
Happy to sign

liz meesters (176)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 1:09 pm
signed & noted, thanks

Ron Avila (20)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 1:34 pm
Signed, noted, thanks

Linda P (0)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 3:03 pm
Signed and noted. He has done a wonderful thing for his family and his community, what is wrong with that??

Thomas N. (0)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 7:44 pm
I will always fight for a place called Compassion Farm. We need to help the beauty of the natural world because there is little left.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Sunday July 17, 2011, 1:54 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Simone.

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Monday July 18, 2011, 1:52 am
Signed and noted thanks

Alicia N (87)
Monday July 18, 2011, 11:45 am

Marie Therese H (10)
Monday July 18, 2011, 2:50 pm
This is unreal!

Andrea Nemec (213)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 7:34 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Petra Gilchrist (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 4:14 pm

Eugene C (3)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:55 pm
Signed and noted, thank you! Before long we will all be being encouraged to grow food, because at the rate we are developing mono - culture's around the world, there will be less and less arable land to farm, and the food produced by this form of farming is becoming so toxic that it will be too unsafe to eat it....well it already is actually.
So we must support organic growers when and where ever we can!

Shelly Peterson (213)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:06 am

Valerie G (102)
Monday July 25, 2011, 8:27 am
noted and signed, Thank you Simone.

caterina caligiuri (69)
Saturday July 30, 2011, 3:36 pm
done tks

Lisa Z (168)
Sunday July 31, 2011, 3:17 pm

Justin R (0)
Saturday August 6, 2011, 7:43 pm
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