All great ideas - I am feeling better today when I can read articles like this that have actual suggestions to take my mind off feeling helpless to do anything - that is the worst.
Don’t forget the library - Excellent source of free materials!! Reading, CD’s. everything.
Also I agree about buying local completely. Unfortunately a lot of the “organic” type small farmers market produce people around here are “greenie” liberal Obama fans. It is possible to find good old fashioned conservative farms - you just have to be aware.
It's not free. It costs taxes -- taxes everyone in this discussion are trying to avoid paying. Irony, thy name is Free Republic.
OK... back to lurking.