The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
How the large-scale food system can be a midsized farmer's best hope
In a world where only a quarter of all arable land remains viable for agriculture, where population is predicted to increase to nine billion by 2050, and where people are concerned with food safety, new methods of agricultural production are increasingly sought-after. At Verdant Earth Technologies...
Government subsidies, overregulation and the consolidation has significantly altered the meat industry, makingit less competitive, loaded wiht paperwork, difficult for small ranchers to survive.
There has been plenty of bad news about bees lately.