While perhaps it's not "broken," America's industrial food system has developed side effects that are accelerating in severity; diet-related health and environmental issues can no longer be ignored.
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I stand in the fields and wonder why this access is a privilege and not a right. I wonder how we as a society accept the inequities and absurdities of our food system.
Was I in the middle of Amish country or the middle of Queens? This is the magic of urban agriculture. I was charmed before I even had my first bite.
Judging by the almost 80 volunteers who came out to build a garden in Downtown Tacoma, I would have to say there are a lot of Americans out there just waiting for an opportunity to give back!
One of the risks of worrying about something as grand as the planet is that the concerns never end. As people and pollution proliferate, those apprehensions can be a heavy and constant burden.
Food needs a piece of that seven billion dollar pie. For fortunate Americans, food is as much a source of entertainment as it is nourishment. Yet desp...
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