A few entertaining additions to the “cows responding to and enjoying music” roundup that seems to have emerged as of late. First, there’s this delightful entry:
While this article from Seedstock isn’t technically recent, it provides a snapshot of a really interesting new food system model in which land trusts are part of a greater “Food Commons.”
An intriguing look outside the traditional box of “how to feed a growing world“. Maybe the key to feeding a global population is not so much volume of agricultural production, but…egalitarian class structures?
National Geographic provides a very visual look at hunger, food insecurity, commodity crop subsidies, food desserts, cheap calories, and the human face of how and where all those issues intersect.
Here is the New York Times’ recent provocative piece “Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers,” and the prompt (rather poetic) rebuttal on Huffington Post: “Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers.”
The harumphing continues: barn weddings may result in doom…or, more likely, neighbors enthusiastically complaining.
And we leave you with a gentle Mark Bitman piece on Farmers’ Market Values.