The good news is that Denver has approved front-yard produce stands. Neighbors can sell to neighbors; true community and cooperation can result.
The bad news is that Monsanto is attempting a merger with Syngenta. If approved by all parties involved, it would mean Monsanto would monopolize the world food system.
The poultry business, already ugly, has gotten uglier. Competition is so stiff among the poultry house owners that they're killing each other's chickens.