A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement.
Instead of food, we’re consuming “edible foodlike substances” — no longer the products of nature but of food science.
Many of them come packaged with health claims that should be our first clue they are anything but healthy. In the so-called Western diet, food has been replaced by nutrients, and common sense by confusion.
Andrew Morrison, of StrawBale.com is interviewed on living small, the role of straw bale construction as a solution in the housing crisis, his experience in living in a pop-up tent trailer in Baja for several months after selling more than half of his belongings.