In the current age of consumer culture and passive media hobbyism, of government-subsidized agrobusiness with the world's food supply held hostage by multinational corporations, gardening anything beyond greenhouse-produced inedible decorative landscaping is a subversive act. Gardening is a dirty, messy, DIY and easily thrifty alternative to a literally poisonous system. Gardening is punk rock. Go outside. Play in the dirt. Make planters out of trash. Trade seeds. Find resources. Come back and tell us about it.