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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/15/11 Resources/Resources V: Food and Agriculture /
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4/15/11 Readings Due: Ch 11 and 12 in LE Optional on reserve: Selections from Stolen Harvest by Vandana Shiva 2010 section on “Traditions”
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4/15/11 Metamessage A sustainable food system needs to contend with both food security (access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life) and food sovereignty (the right of peoples to define their own food,
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4/15/11 Conventional versus Alternative
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4/15/11 The “green” revolution Industrialized agriculture Mono-cropping High-inputs (fertilizers, pesticides, machinery) Multi-cropping
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4/15/11 From small ag to big ag mixed agriculture @ specialisation animal power petroleum powered tractors animal waste petrochemicals subsistence Ê cash crops
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The (real) cost of food People in the US typically spend about 2% of their income on food; is this a good sign? Externalized
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course GUS 0842 taught by Professor Neimark during the Fall '11 term at Temple.

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