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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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“I hope we can all still be friends even if we end up in different concentration camps” (2/5)
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Entry from July 25, 2022
“We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really be paying the farmer to keep us healthy”

"We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really be paying the farmer to keep us healthy” (also “We pay the doctor to make us better. But we should pay the farmer to keep us healthy") is a saying that has been printed on many images.

“We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really being paying the farmer to keep us healthy.  Rethink health care” was posted on Twitter by Robyn O’Brien on May 22, 2013. “WE PAY THE DOCTOR TO MAKE US BETTER WHEN WE SHOULD REALLY BE PAYING THE FARMER TO KEEP US HEALTHY. RETHINK HEALTH CARE. - ROBYN O’BRIEN” (shown on an image) was posted on Facebook by Grow Food, Not Lawns on May 28, 2013.

“WE PAY THE DOCTORS to make us better. But we should really PAY THE FARMERS to keep us healthy” was posted on Twitter by Francois-Eric Lebeau on August 11, 2014. “We pay the doctor to make us better. But we should really pay the farmer to keep us healthy” (also shown on an image) was posted on Twitter by Staying Healthy on October 4, 2014.

Related sayings include “Let’s pay the farmer, not the pharmacist,” “Pay the farmer now or pay pharma later” and “Pay the farmer or pay the doctor.”


Twitter
Robyn O’Brien
@RobynOBrienUSA
We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really being paying the farmer to keep us healthy.  Rethink health care.
3:18 PM · May 22, 2013

Twitter
Kim O’Donnel
@kimodonnel
RT @unhealthytruth: We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really be paying the farmer to keep us healthy.Rethink health care.
3:22 PM · May 22, 2013

Facebook
Grow Food, Not Lawns
May 28, 2013 at 6:24 PM ·
— with Christopher Byrd and 4 others.
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
WE PAY THE DOCTOR
TO MAKE US BETTER
WHEN WE SHOULD REALLY
BE PAYING THE
FARMER
TO KEEP US HEALTHY.
RETHINK HEALTH CARE
- ROBYN O’BRIEN

Twitter

@Wildwelshy
‘We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really be paying the farmer to keep us healthy’ Robyn O’brien
(This is also shown on a Facebook image by GrowFoodNotLawns.—ed.)
9:41 AM · May 29, 2013

Twitter
Carley Simandl
@CSimandl
We pay our #Doctors to make us “better” but we should be paying (the broke) #farmers to keep us #healthy #rethink #healthcare #sickcare #IAm
10:26 AM · Jan 9, 2014

Twitter
Francois-Eric Lebeau
@Francois_Eric
WE PAY THE DOCTORS to make us better. But we should really PAY THE FARMERS to keep us healthy.
10:31 AM · Aug 11, 2014

Twitter
Project GreenSchools
@greenschoolsorg
We pay the doctor to make us better, but we should pay the farmer to keep us healthy. http://fb.me/3fIjGnUac
11:07 PM · Sep 3, 2014

Twitter
Joe Fragola
@josefrag
We pay the doctor to make us better.  But we should really pay the farmer to keep us healthy.
1:49 PM · Sep 4, 2014

Twitter
Staying Healthy
@ICanStayHealthy
We pay the doctor to make us better. But we should really pay the farmer to keep us healthy.
(This saying is also shown on an image.—ed.)
1:17 PM · Oct 4, 2014

Twitter
Robyn O’Brien
@RobynOBrienUSA
Food for thought: We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really be paying the farmer to keep us healthy.
(This is also shown on a Facebook image by GrowFoodNotLawns.—ed.)
6:35 PM · Oct 9, 2014

Facebook
Food Matters
October 16, 2014 at 11:50 AM ·
The truth.
http://www.foodmatters.tv
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
We pay the doctor
to make us better.
But we should really
pay the farmer to
keep us healthy.

Facebook
Food Matters
May 27, 2015 at 10:00 PM ·
Support your farmer!
http://www.foodmatters.tv
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
“WE PAY THE
DOCTOR TO MAKE
US BETTER WHEN WE
SHOULD REALLY BE
PAYING THE FARMER
TO KEEP US HEALTHY.”
Robyn O’Brien

Twitter
Robyn O’Brien
@RobynOBrienUSA
Replying to @welleco_
“@superelixir: ‘We pay the doctor to make us better, when we should really pay the farmer to keep us healthy’ ”
(The saying is also shown on an image.—ed.)
12:52 PM · May 28, 2015

Twitter
Larry Masterson
@blissberryfarm
Food for thought!
#wellness and #healthy ...
Country Markets Ltd and 5 others
(The following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
“We pay the doctor to make
us better. But we should
pay the farmer to keep us
healthy.”
4:12 AM · Dec 10, 2015

Twitter
LillyPad Health
@LillyPadHealth
We pay the doctor to make us better. But we should really pay the farmer to keep us healthy.
(The saying is also shown on an image.—ed.)
9:40 PM · Apr 22, 2016

Twitter
Vibrant Saurashtra Expo & Summit
@vses2018
“We pay the doctor to make us better when we should really pay the farmer to keep us healthy”
#Farmer #FarmerExpo #VibrantSaushtra #vses2018 #Agriculture
(The saying is also shown on an image.—ed.)
1:14 AM · Dec 27, 2017

Twitter
BP Owl, Hypertension, BPowl.com
@bp_owl
We pay the doctor to make us better. But we should pay the farmer to keep us healthy.
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.
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#hypertension #bloodpressure #lowerbloodpressure #highbloodpressure #eatclean #healthy #lifestyle #farmer #wearewhatweeat #healthyfood #healthyheart #foodismedicine #health #food #natural
6:22 AM · Jan 19, 2019

Twitter
Organic Live Food
@OrganicLiveFood
We pay the #doctor to make us better but we should pay the #farmer to keep us #healthy: http://seattleorganicrestaurants.com/vegan-whole-food/12-million-people-in-US-are-misdiagnosed-annually-nutrition-healthcare.php #healthcare #nutrition #HealthyFood #HealthyEating
2:28 PM · Aug 26, 2019

Twitter
Organic Live Food
@OrganicLiveFood
We pay the #doctor to make us better but we should pay the #farmer to keep us #healthy: http://seattleorganicrestaurants.com/vegan-whole-food/12-million-people-in-US-are-misdiagnosed-annually-nutrition-healthcare.php #healthcare #nutrition #HealthyFood #HealthyEating
11:52 AM · Dec 26, 2022

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