17 Apr '12, 4am

Sustainable Food: 10 Reasons to Care

Sustainable Food: 10 Reasons to Care

Food is tied to almost everything. It can be the perfect point of convergence for thinking about sustainability—because it literally sustains life. Without nourishment, we don’t exist. Here are 10 reasons why I think food is so important, and why I believe we should all care about it and embrace a better system. 1. Gardening Is a Gateway Drug. I feel a powerful mix of excitement, peace, awe and gratitude when I plant a seed and watch it become a plant that becomes my food. This process astounds me—and I love it. If we hope to build a positive wave of environmentalism and a generation of people who are good stewards of the Earth and the living things here, the first step is to plant a seed that helps them care about this place and their connection to it. And planting actual seeds is the perfect recipe. When you touch dirt every day, become familiar with life cycles, and car...

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