A definite income possibility for smaller communities, especially in the warmer areas. Herbs can be grown in most parts of the world - spices are often unique to a particular geographic area. People in the US will pay US$5-$10 (plus shipping) for a few ounces of an organic single-source spice, ala wine 'terroir'. This might actually be easier for many of the international communities - have you ever tried to grow Mace trees in Kansas ?

Herbs and Spices include: