Dennis Avery

Donna Fezler gcr at
Sun Nov 19 00:26:24 EST 2000

In the big view Dennis Avery is simply very bad dark energy.  Energy that
could be focused on the positive will instead be focused on rebuttal,
attack, or self-defense.  People will discuss his wacko values instead of
building on their own with the ideas they heard from the other speakers more
in tune with the direction needed.

His message is satanic.  I am not religious but I would not attend anything
that gives podium time to his viewpoints.  In the physical sense, by
supplying him with podium time, one is contributing to the critical mass
supporting him. The effort should be focused on deflecting this mass away
from him, not inviting people to sit and listen to him.

There is simply no reason to give his thoughts and arguments the light of
day much less an audience.

Donna Fezler

-----Original Message-----
From: marc at [mailto:marc at]
Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2000 11:52 PM
To: market farming
Subject: Re: market-farming digest: November 15, 2000

Hello Robert:

Do you really like Dennis Avery or maybe mad at the farmers who slander big
ag but don't want
to be slandered. I have criticized this myself but if you're a small farmer
Dennis Avery is
not your bud no matter what the other little farmers say or do as he does
not discriminate
about who he's after.

If it was to SUPPORT the big ag companies then that would be one thing but
he attacks,
manipulates the truth, engages in hyperbole and is untruthful at times to
cause market harm
against small farmers and is paid by the big guys.

He is kinda like a political activist as he is molesting society in a
disproportionate way to
further an agenda. A large number of small farmers minding their own
business are molested by
him to benefit a few big guys who claim it's for the greatest possible
public good.

They have billions sunk in chemicals and GE and must defend their way of
doing business. He's
their junk yard dog!

You may be throwing out the baby with the bath water.

For what it's worth.

Marc S. Nameth

> Subject: I like Dennis Avery
> From: robert schuler <sunnfarm at>
> Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 13:56:16 -0500
> X-Message-Number: 10
> I like Avery and find him no more loony than some folks on the biodynamic
side of ag.,
> what I don't like are thick headed small minded people who refuse to
listen to disenting
> opinions and try to squelch free speech
> Thirty years ago as a member of the back to the land movement we fought a
> establishment of agricultural bigots but look in the mirror, today we ARE
> establishment, lets take a lesson from the past and not become entrenched
ag bigots, but
> seekers of truth.
> I have devoted my life to mid Atlantic agriculture and I am very pleased
with all the
> great things going on in this highly diversified ag region and I am proud
to be a part
> of it, we have much to share and this food summit is one more way to do
> Markets are still jumping around here, lots of cole crops and lettuce to
be picked, we
> have yet to get a real killing frost, just started making Christmas
greens, the
> decorative kind not the eating kind, the Balsam looks good from NS. hope
it stays that
> way...
> Sunny Meadow Farm
> Bridgeton, NJ.

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