|Essay||Meditations on an Apple||
As you raise the apple to your lips, savor the millions of agreements and simple actions, arrayed across time and space, connecting you to each other and to the land.
How whole foods came to be treated not as complex ecologies, but as mere delivery systems for "nutrients."
|Essay||Farming the Future||
Future food security will require new crops of farmers with a diversity of approaches adapted to local conditions.
|Essay||The Pleasures of Eating||
Much of the pleasure of eating is in consciousness of the world from which food comes. This pleasure may be the best available standard of our health.
|Essay||In the Tangle||
Work that permeates your entire life and demands your energy and heart returns great treasures.
|Essay||Taking Back Our Food||
Local agriculture and a return to small-scale farming are essential to solving the global food crisis.
|Miguel A. Altieri|
|Essay||Farming's Central Role in Alleviating Poverty||
Farming, ecological stewardship, and a sense of place play central roles in efforts to alleviate poverty.
|Essay||Fossil Food: Consuming Our Future||
It takes about 10 fossil fuel calories to produce and transport each food calorie in the average American diet.
|Essay||Food Security - It Takes a Community||
Community food security recognizes the importance of a host of community-based institutions and sectors to achieve true food security in a given area or region.
|Essay||We Are What We Eat||
If you are what you eat, and especially if you eat industrial food as 99 percent of Americans do, what you are is "corn."