One of the bedrock tenets for supporters of our industrial agriculture system — monocrop farming, large scale livestock production, reliance upon chemical fertilizers, genetic engineering and pesticides, etc.— how else are we to feed the world?
This page contains a video playlist guide of food and sustainability leaders that have appeared on Cooking Up a Story from our interview and talk segments.
In Claire Hope Cummings book, Uncertain Peril, she writes about the importance of preserving biodiversity, and native plant species.
Claire Hope Cummings hones in upon the essential problems plaguing our food system: industrialized agriculture.
Fred Kirschenmann points out that much of modern industrial agriculture was possible because of mild and stable climate conditions, and cheap oil. Those advantages are over.