If your interested in food then you have to read this book, I have not been able to put it down! It is everything you may already know, but choose to ignore. It's your worst fears confirmed a timely reminder that we all have a part to play in the future of what we put on the family table.
"The Omnivore's Dilemna" by MichIeal Pollan will turn your world upside down. Most of us want to know where our food comes from and are concerned about our environment. We are familiar with foodie buzz words like, provenance, organic and free range and maybe they are bandied around a little too freely these days. Are we becoming immune to it all?
Well wait until you read this and get back to me. Essentially its about the industrialization of food and agriculture, the discovery of chemical fertilizers and the domination of certain crops in our food chain.