Monthly Archives: May 2011

5 Reasons You Should Be Happy Supermarkets Aren’t Run Like Schools

In a recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Donald Boudreaux asked what would happen “If Supermarkets Were Like Schools.” The picture he paints is not particularly pretty. From families being mandated to shop at one store based on their address to the effect such a structure would have on food quality and variety, he uses the analogy as a way to highlight problems he sees with the education system.

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Santa Cruz Ranch: The Modern Farm

Santa Cruz Ranch: The Modern Farm

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The Secret Weapon in the Happy Meal Wars: Parents

Whether there are toys in Happy Meals or not, the bottom line is that parents are in control of the food their children eat and the habits they develop.

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Arizona Rural Leadership Program is Accepting Applications

Project CENTRL, Arizona’s Center for Rural Leadership, is accepting applications for Class 21 through June 1, 2011. The mission of Project CENTRL is to assist highly motivated leaders be more effective and responsive in meeting the needs of rural Arizona.

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Perceptions Have Changed

Today, 310 million people live in the United States. This means a multitude of people with their own ideas and opinions about everything from who should be the next “American Idol” or “Dancing with the Stars” champion, to dieting and nutrition, to politics, and yes, even agriculture.

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