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May 14, 2018


I've always opted to rip off fruit/veg bundling tape and "liberate"
exactly the number I needed. Never yet been shamed by some
grocer explaining "I shouldn't do that". My alibi was pre-planned:
"Oh, I'm sorry... didn't know." [However, leaving the ends taped
is supposed to inhibit bananas from ripening too quickly. Dunno]

Recently, I was delighted by my coop's enlightened response to
this problem. Next to "banana jail", they had a small area set
aside with lots of "onesies" and the sign "Pick me, I'm single!"

The only veggies still alive can grow from what you have pulled up or bought-- hence carrots, onions, potatoes, etc. Everytime we pull up a carrot, we are taking a living being...

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