“What would it mean if industrial agriculture can’t (and doesn’t) feed the world?”

A small vegetable farm in rural Hainan Province, China
A small vegetable farm in rural Hainan Province, China (via Wikimedia)

We must ask, then, why the onus is not placed on industrial agriculture to justify why the percentage of the calories they deliver to people is so low; why there is so much waste; why so many calories are inefficiently allocated while using such vast amounts of land and resources.”

— “Can Small-Scale Farmers Feed the World?,” from A Growing Culture

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