BARD’S RECIPE FOR SELF-SUFFICIENCY

REMOTE
REALITY

(Fish
and Berries)
The
fisher’s catch to feed our breed
With
private sales, no markup greed.
Local
goods to move to fore:
Poultry,
pigs, sheep and more,
Veggie-plots
to produce grow,
Simple
ways for food to flow.

The
just-in-time, the five-day-ply,
No
security in food supply.
Shutter
stores – the mega-brand –
That
wed us to the factory farm,
That
sends our cash to distant lands
To
sate stock market sleight of hand.
A
crowd that feasts on fish and berries
Should
not want from empty ferries,
Encourage
folks to grow their own
And
store and salt, and bottle down:
Restore
our self-sufficiency
To
protect the remote reality.
John
Tuach
Pynn’s
Brook
May
04, 2020

Des Sullivan
Des Sullivan
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Uncle Gnarley is hosted by Des Sullivan, of St. John's. He is a businessman engaged over three decades in real estate management and development companies and in retail. He is currently a Director of Dorset Investments Limited and Donovan Holdings Limited. During his early career he served as Executive Assistant to Premier's Frank D. Moores (1975-1979) and Brian Peckford (1979-1985). He also served as a Part-Time Board Member on the Canada-Newfoundland Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB). Uncle Gnarley appears on the masthead representing serious and unambiguous positions on NL politics and public policy. Uncle Gnarley is a fiscal conservative possessing distinctly liberal values and a non-partisan persusasion. Those values and opinions underlie this writer's views on NL's politics, economy and society. Uncle Gnarley publishes Monday mornings and more often when events warrant.

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