There are many new areas of potential employment that could be open to our residents with only a small amount of skills training. Things like organic gardening both for personal use and to participate in an enhanced farmer's market, retrofitting houses with more energy efficient technology and passive energy technology, renewable energy installation, and processing of animal products. We could also teach some more basic skills like woodworking, fiber arts, and cooking healthy food using raw ingredients.
Envision a not too distant future where the farmer's market in Lafayette becomes so vibrant and so comprehensive that for six months of the year it simply isn't profitable for Walmart to stock produce. This is only impossible if you don't believe in it!
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