Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food – TIME

Posted by Trish Riley, August 26, 2009

a_wfood_2_0831An excellent overview of the need to support local food systems and put Big Ag out of business:

At a time when the nation is close to a civil war over health-care reform, obesity adds $147 billion a year to our doctor bills. “The way we farm now is destructive of the soil, the environment and us,” says Doug Gurian-Sherman, a senior scientist with the food and environment program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).

via Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food – TIME.

Thanks to Ed Brown and Stephanie Hamblin for sending this article our way!