Right On! Our job IMO is to educate the public about these matters, especially when selling our own.
NAFTA pretty much put our small farm out of business due to cheap imports from China (primarily garlic, always our biggest profit maker, coming through the Canadian 'backdoor' and being dumped in the US. That, along with advancing age and the kids (cheap labor) moving away
Instead of FREE TRADE (free for who?) How about some FAIR TRADE for everyone?
I've noticed more jars of "raw" honey being sold for some high dollars even around here. Unfiltered 'white' honey for twice (or more) the amount of filtered (its not at Wal-Mart yet though
). Sounds like less work and a possible opportunity for a nitch market to me