s there any high value item that you could ship in dried form, to people who do care about quality ? I'm thinking it would have to be leaf or spice of some sort./quote]
Aloe vera, we can grow that too, effortless... And it's such asuful plant! Pigeon pea grows like mad in our climate... And yes there's more...
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