I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal; fairness, however, is not.
A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
High-quality food is better for your health.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand.
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals.
The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.
Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.
For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history.
When you go to the grocery store, you find that the cheapest calories are the ones that are going to make you the fattest - the added sugars and fats in processed foods.
Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.
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