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Food, elephants and the carpenter theory

Seven blind men go to ‘see’ an elephant, they touch one part of the beast and come back and describe it as if that one part is the whole animal. The carpenter theory: because he has a hammer in his tool belt, the hammer is the go-to tool to fix all things.   Since I’m…

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This petition came into my inbox via a Culinate newsletter, along with a message urging me to add my name because what could I possibly disagree with. The declaration boldly states (really, it’s written in boldface), “Behind us stands a half-century of industrial food production, underwritten by cheap fossil fuels, abundant land and water resources,…

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