Apparently, the city of Oakpark, Michigan has decided that growing vegetables in one’s own front yard contributes to the blight of the city. Really?
Oakparks’s city planner, Kevin Rulkowski, has cited Julie for the garden and plans on bringing them to court. She actually faces a 3 month jail term.
Here’s her blog: Oakpark Hates Veggies..
and some other links with info:
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Oakpark mother faces 93 days in jail for planting a vegetable garden
I’m hoping the Daily Show picks up on this one.
Here is the offending front lawn. That’s some kind of blight. NOT. (Photo from The Agitator)
I’m pretty sure a war on tomatoes is a sign of the impending apocalypse. Sheesh.