On Food, by the Hardscrabble Farmer

Posted: September 1, 2019 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

A real farmer explains how real food is made. From the Hardscrabble Farmer at theburningplatform.com:

Before you read the rest of this piece I encourage you to read the links below.

https://www.bakersfield.com/ap/national/billion-tons-of-food-being-wasted-each-year-can-we/article_30886ffe-de1c-5a0f-9ec6-a9a65484bcb0.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/lab-grown-meat-is-in-your-future-and-it-may-be-healthier-than-the-real-stuff/2016/05/02/aa893f34-e630-11e5-a6f3-21ccdbc5f74e_story.html

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7403891/Whole-Foods-CEO-slams-trendy-meatless-burgers-chicken-wings-unhealthy.html

“When you are faced with food that has been sterilized, fumigated, hydrogenated, hydrolyzed, homogenized, colored, bleached, puffed, exploded, defatted, degermed, texturized, or if you don’t know what has been done to it, the safest rule is not to eat it.” Helen Nearing

Every morning after coffee, seven days a week I drive into the neighboring towns to make my run for food wastes. My wife refers to it as the slop run, but more than three quarters of what we pick up comes in the form of unopened or completely untouched food that until the previous evening had been on the supermarket shelf priced for consumers; produce, baked goods, and prepared foods. On a…

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