Instead of getting all Henny-Penny about how the sky is falling—even if it really does sorta look like it is—why not reject being paralyzed by despair, and get out in your backyard and plant a winter garden? During the war, Victory Gardens were planted to help Americans feed themselves, and to reduce pressure on the food supply. We don't have that kind of need now, of course, but a broader Mideast war that caused another oil shock could make it a lot more expensive to feed ourselves. Getting into habits of self-sufficiency now is smart. Besides, gardening can be a lot of fun.
Invade Iran, plant some rhubarb! Is there any better encapsulation of the Whole Foods Hawk?
Robert Stacy McCain pondered Dreher's granola-positive manifesto for Reason's June issue.