17 Jul '11, 3pm

Taking Back Our Food - Dealing With Hunger And The Land #Food #agriculture

Taking Back Our Food - Dealing With Hunger And The Land #Food #agriculture

Nor will people blame famine or food-riots on meat eating or factory-farm animal farming. Hungry and starving people will eat what they can eat urgently, and at some point some of the meat will be of the two-legged variety. This can happen on a massive scale if society breaks down completely, which is the direction things are going in. Because although much food could be grown intensively, using John Jeavons' and Permaculture methods even in urban areas, the preparation for urban farming is not being made. Who is saving seed? When food stores are stripped of everything off their shelves, that is not the time to say "This driveway and that parking lot are a waste of space and soil, help me tear it up to plant a garden." Better late than never, but the point is that a year's preparation is necessary if mass starvation from petro-food dependence is to be avoided. If somehow i...

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