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NYT: Vegetable bandits strike in Florida

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posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 11:52 AM
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NYT: Vegetable Bandits strike

Every day we hear a little louder, the quiet rumble of civilization collapsing:

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The high price of produce, especially for tomatoes after the deep winter freezes, has attracted more than heightened attention from consumers. A ring of sophisticated vegetable bandits was watching, too. Late last month, a gang of thieves stole six tractor-trailer loads of tomatoes and a truck full of cucumbers from Florida growers.


Lock and load. Grow some food. Pretty soon the trucks wont be coming.




posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 12:07 PM
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Many fruits and vegies are getting to be more expensive than meat.
Cucumbers, just about $3 for just one. Not even organic.
With last years freezing, there are signs at the grocery store about the prices being so high. Now the high price of transportation is going to figure into the high price too.

For one pork chop, less than $2.

I would hate to be a vegetarian, it's too expensive now.



posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 12:12 PM
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Originally posted by washingtonsghost


Lock and load. Grow some food. Pretty soon the trucks wont be coming.


S/F

Amen brother! Grow food and be prepared to defend it should the need arise. I have a friend who has had their garden pilfered while they were sleeping.

There's nothing like working your tail off to grow some veggies only to come out after they've ripened and see they have been stolen...



posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 12:20 PM
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its all garbage from the meat industry. They are loosing money because alot of people are trying out alternative diets and/or are wanting to eat healthier.



posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 12:36 PM
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You all should check out the thread on the antibiotic resistant strains of staphylococcus found in 47 % US meat....!
Dem veges is looking mighty good...till they put a geiger counter to em....heheheheh
SERIOUSLY!
FUKISHIMA could change to food industry over night!
Idoor crops would be at a premium!
All greenhouse crops would be gold!



posted on Apr, 15 2011 @ 07:22 PM
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Withe the rise in food prices and a expanding world population bound to continue raising prices i think we'll be seeing alot more of this.



posted on Apr, 16 2011 @ 12:45 AM
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Lock and load is right! Whos field can i guard?



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