Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Organic Farmers Want to Plant on the White House Lawn

"PRESCOTT - Casey Gustowarow and Daniel Bowman Simon want the next president of the United States to plow the White House lawn and plant organic crops.

"If the president would plant crops on the White House lawn, that would set an example for the rest of the country to follow," Gustowarow said.

The two 20-somethings left New York City Aug. 15 in a modified mini school bus called the WhoFarmMobile. They are crisscrossing the country to educate people about the benefits of homegrown food and to collect signatures on a petition urging the next president to plant crops and feed hungry Americans."

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