I welcome the trend of growing your own veggies, herbs, and fruits. Roger Doiron of Kitchen Gardeners International has an idea to take this one step further: He'd like the next President (whoever it will be) to turn part of the White House's South Lawn into an edible garden. Read more at my MLive blog.
Despite this light-hearted variation of American Gothic (carrots in mouths would also discourage bad-mouthing one another!), the message is serious.