In the new food culture, farming as an ethos is hip. Farming as an industry, however, is in need of some serious revitalization.
Mayoral control has its critics, and Report Card is among them, believing that the public deserves much more control over education policy. But theres a chilling possibility that for the elites and the profiteers, the present-day structures are too democratic.
When Chana was in her teens, she told her mother that she wanted to go to college. Her moms response was immediate and vitriolic. She told me shed have me locked me up in a psych ward if I applied, she recalls.