Reader letters about making homemade bread, welcoming the next generation of homesteaders, battling a homeowners association about a front yard garden, voting with the dollar, publishing American Spirits tobacco ads, and more.
Inspired reader Jackilyn Andrews enjoys her California garden with her Great Pyrenees mix, Gabby. Jackilyn dreams of someday building her own home.
Photo by Jackilyn Andrews
Divest from corrupt mega-corporations by purchasing items from small, local vendors and transparent companies you can trust.
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Darrell Brock’s Florida Homeowners Association ordered him to remove his front yard vegetable garden or pay a hefty fine.
Photo by Darrell Brock
At Home Depot and other large nurseries, plants’ pesticide labels are often hidden.