A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 24, 2020
“Grow vegetables, not government”

"Grow vegetables, not government” is a political saying that has been printed on many images. Authorship is uncertain.

“Grow vegetables, not government” was written to the editor by Byron Onisico in The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA) on July 21, 2009. “Grow vegetables not government http://instagr.am/p/PgPru/” was posted on Twitter by Shelby Tramel on October 8, 2011.

“Grow gardens, not government” is a related saying.


21 July 2009, The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), pg. B6:
GARDEN THEORY
EDITOR: Grow vegetables, not government.
BYRON ONISICO
Sebastopol

Twitter
Shelby Tramel
@shelbypaigeT
Grow vegetables not government http://instagr.am/p/PgPru/
3:35 PM · Oct 8, 2011·Instagram

Twitter
𝔖𝔲𝔰𝔞𝔫𝔫𝔞𝔥 𝔅𝔩𝔞𝔠𝔨
@suzania
“Grow vegetables, not government.” #ows are NOT all socialists or statists. http://yfrog.com/nxu2urjj
2:44 PM · Oct 15, 2011·Twitter for BlackBerry®

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ERNESTSEWELL’s smart enough to not drink bleach
@ernestsewell
Grow vegetables.  Not government. #QuoteOfTheDay
2:03 PM · Mar 16, 2012·TweetDeck

Twitter
Bob
@R0bL0cke
Grow vegetables, not government! #libertarianproblems
9:30 AM · Apr 17, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

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Antonio Carlos
@SantoIdiota
laytonsaloser: “Grow Vegetables, not government.” http://tmblr.co/ZjFSsxQlOk6A
3:08 PM · Aug 4, 2012·Tumblr

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Young Conservatives
@YoungCons
#ObamaBirthdayPresents A garden. So he’ll grow vegetables, not government.
8:24 PM · Aug 4, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

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Cliff Maloney
@LibertyCliff
grow vegetables, not government
8:03 PM · Jan 9, 2019·Twitter Web Client

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Ibn al-Patrick Star
@N_eoreJ
Grow Vegetables
Not Government
9:48 AM · Dec 18, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military/ Religion • Friday, April 24, 2020 • Permalink