The demise of the grocery store: removing another link between consumer and farmer

Jeff Bezos and his multi-billion-dollar company, Amazon, made news again this week when he announced the purchase of Whole Foods, an upscale grocery store chain that specializes in organic, natural selections. Amazon has spent nearly two decades perfecting the mail-order business, allowing people, like myself, to bypass local retailers, traffic and the check-out line by … More The demise of the grocery store: removing another link between consumer and farmer

The Freedom to Chose 

On this 4th of July weekend, Americans celebrate their freedoms. Freedom from the oppressive rule, freedom from taxation without representation and freedom from laws that limit personal rights and the ability to pursue individual passions.  But as this country celebrates life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, it also flirts with the idea of limiting … More The Freedom to Chose