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A simple, but not easy, solution to a host of food related policy problems.

04 Mar 2011 Leave a comment

I had a “Eureka” moment earlier today regarding Agriculture Subsidies, Protection of Small Farms, Healthy Eating, and who knows how many other issues! Here goes: Don’t eliminate Agricultural Subsidies, redirect them so they promote real small and family farms, so they stop making processed food cheaper than real food, so they help struggling families make the transition to healthy eating and cut big agriculture (almost) entirely out of our food delivery systems! How to do that? Read on…

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Compromise in my personal life just got de-stressed – thanks to a book I just finished!

28 Oct 2009 Leave a comment

I just finished reading Catherine Friend’s The Compassionate Carnivore (purchasing info at the end of this post) and it clarified a lot of my thoughts over the past few months. In many ways, Catherine’s reasoning gave me “permission” to not feel bad about my gradual approach to changing things, not only in what and how I eat, but more widely how I live. I highly recommend it no matter what kind of “vore” you are, but even if you have no interest in clarifying your thoughts on meat, the process she leads you through provides a great argument for making personal changes slowly.

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