Thursday, 15 May 2014
Industrial Agriculture: Too Big to Succeed
An estimated one billion small farmers scratching out a living growing diverse crops and raising animals in developing countries represent the key to maintaining food production in the face of hotter temperatures and drought, especially in the tropical regions, says Sarah Elton, author of the book, “Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet.” Full story here.
Backyard chickens on a small,
organic farm in Manitoba. PLT photo.