The last 10,000 years of food industry evolution summed up in 15 fascinating minutes.
Food Industry Evolution
Michael Pollan summed it up very well with his line from Food Inc, “The way we eat has changed more in the last 50 years than in the previous 10,000”. Taking his point much further is the recent TED talk with Carolyn Steel.
There is a speeding-up of this change and it is predicted that unless agricultural production is increased by 25% per year starting now, the world will be unable to meet the food consumption demands of the population within our lifetime. There are a number of solutions for this including Urban Farming, shifts in our diets and relationship with food, increased agricultural productivity, and a number of other solutions eluded to in Steel’s speech and a number of other recent food documentaries.
There is a global food shortage crisis that looms. It is important we begin to more closely evaluate where our food system is currently, how we got here, and what will happen in the near future if we maintain our current trajectory of population and consumption growth.
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