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Friday, July 8, 2011

Woman Faces Jail Time for Planting Organic Vegetable Garden

Not so much an invasion of privacy issue, but more along the lines of the right to be left alone! From TIME.com:
A Michigan woman is being charged with a misdemeanor offense and is facing up to 93 days in jail. Her crime? Planting a vegetable garden—in her own yard. Her front yard, that is.

Like many consumers today, Julie Bass, of Oak Park, Mich., appreciates the taste and healthfulness of organic vegetables, but isn’t much of a fan of how much going organic costs at the store. So, like many health-minded consumers, she planted a vegetable garden on her property.

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