Miscellaneous – Farmer in Chief

New York Times MagazineFarmer in Chief

A fascinating article by Michael Pollan that makes a point I had never previously considered:

“The health of a nation’s food system is a critical issue of national security…For nations that lose the ability to substantially feed themselves will find themselves as gravely compromised in their international dealings as nations that depend on foreign sources of oil presently do. But while there are alternatives to oil, there are no alternatives to food.”