The Societal Ramifications & Consequences of the Making and Taking of Food

This site dedicated to the matters of food above and beyond the mere satiation of flavors on one's palette; but rather the ramifications to society from the consequences of how its' production, distribution, and nutrition affect living systems. How we sow, reap, harvest, legislate and base our economic systems on food is key to how we ultimately treat each other and the Earth.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Michael Pollan: Time to Fight!

Behold the magic of the food movement's Michael Pollan. He and other visionaries tout broccoli as the new symbol of socioeconomic liberty, wellness, and justice for all.

Dr. Pollan is one of many visionaries at the heart of the food justice movement. These visionaries want to change U.S. farming policies from large scale, centralized single-crop systems known as monoculture; towards smaller, high density, multiple-crop systems known as polyculture. Pollan, in In Defense of Food (2009), told his fellow Bioneers they are in the third stage of Gandhi’s axiom, ‘First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.’

Read more at Suite101: Polyculture: Food Activists Poised for Fight: Socioeconomic Liberty, Wellness, Justice and Prosperity

Michael Pollan Time to Fight!