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Absolutely, and thank you for the recommendation! It's definitely not our intent to recreate the wheel, so to speak, as our proposal relies heavily on a return to practices that existed long before the chemical and industrial revolutions. :-))

Great question, and that is definitely a topic we are discussing with our City Administrators. While growing food should not create a nuisance to the surrounding community we must also consider the detrimental health impacts of practices that have evolved as a means for replacing those nuisances. For instance: when I was my daughter's age it was common practice for manure to be used as fertilizer; however, we now use harmful chemical fertilizers instead that (imo) smell just as bad, pollute air and water resources, and contribute to the decline of the soil biome and vitality of wildlife species.

Thank you, Nataly! :-))