Monday, September 03, 2007

The Coming Food Crisis is here and so is the remedy:

from the Nation website:

The Hundred-Mile Diet

Christopher Ketcham

..."Meanwhile, trade studies in Britain find that the British import huge quantities of staples such as milk, pork and lamb, while exporting comparable tonnages of these same products--trapped in lunatic "food swap" trade agreements made possible by cheap oil, subsidized transport and centralized purchases by massive retailers. Perhaps localvorism is best understood as an act of rebellion against a system that should not--cannot--stand."...