The Shadow Side of the Well-Feds’ Relationship to Food

According to the World Health Organization, one-third of the world is well-fed, one-third is under-fed, and the final third is starving… experiencing gnawing, daily hunger. Nearly half of the world’s hungry live in India. Currently, over 11 million people are starving in drought-stricken African countries. Without water, these people cannot grow food or raise animals. […]

Momentum To Learn About Food

Food information is everywhere now. It beckons to us from magazines (thanks Synergy) and television shows and commercials. Documentary movies teach about farming practices and corrupt politics of food companies. Non-fiction books about food choices such as the The Omnivore’s Dilemma have become best-sellers. Since food and water, and all things agricultural, sustain our lives, […]

Food: Prepare For Higher Food Prices  

The price of food is rising. Inflationary food prices have occurred in more than 60 countries over the past two years, and in many countries, people have taken to the streets to protest. Extreme weather is taking a huge toll on global food production. A frost hits Mexico. A heat wave in Russia causes wheat […]

To Eat Meat Or Not To Eat Meat?

This is an extremely relevant, contemporary question.    One aspect of this debate is indisputable. Industrial meat production is destructive to Planetary Ecology. Rainforests, the lungs of the planet, are burned to make way for growing soy to produce cattle feed. Water sources become polluted. Greenhouse gasses (which affect climate change by trapping heat in […]