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Swords to Plowshares {format} 5:11 Alix Blair

While in Iraq, former U.S. Army Sergeant Matthew McCue witnessed the power and peace-making potential of agriculture. When he returned to the States he worked with the Farmer-Veteran Coalition, and now works at the French Garden Farm near Sebastopol. Says McCue: "I still want to make the world a better place. I think i can do more good with a shovel than with an M-16." McCue worked with the Farmer-Veteran Coalition and the French Garden Farm in Sebastopol CA, This story was originally produced for the SpeakeasyDC Storycast.

Broadcast: Nov 11 2009 on PRI/WBUR Here and Now Subjects: War, Food

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