Encore Online – The Agricultural Act of Eating:

May 12, 2010 at 9:37 pm

“Eating is an agricultural act.”

Wendell Berry’s quote is a simple observation of the reality of eating. So much energy and advertising is expended trying to separate us from what we eat that we don’t stop to realize that over 90 percent of a supermarket is not even food. Remaining blissfully unaware of what we eat and where it comes from is crippling us, but it’s curable.

Not many years ago, most of our food was produced within a 100 miles of our homes…

Read the entire artilce at: Encore Online – The Agricultural Act of Eating:

 
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