[permaculture] Farm Bill partly written by permaculturist?

Javan Kerby Bernakevitch jk.bernakevitch at gmail.com
Fri May 6 13:58:39 EDT 2011


Hey Cory,

Let me know if there's truth to this... cheers,



On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 11:24 PM, Cory Brennan <cory8570 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Someone just told me that Obama's cousin is a permaculturist who helped
> write some conservation stuff into the Farm Bill and Conservation Service
> stuff at Federal level. He is a relatively dependable source who has
> dealings with federal monies but I would need to verify this one. I have not
> had any time to check this out or verify/not verify it. He also said the
> moneys he allocated were not utilized very well because nobody that usually
> handles this money knew how to use it. If this rumor is even slightly true,
> we should be all over this (those of us inclined to this aspect of
> permaculture - converting farms to sustainable practices and regenerating
> environments). Working with Extension services, you sometimes do not have to
> be able to write the grants, they will do it or help , as long as you have a
> place to do the work or a client that has a place.
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