Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, speaking at UC Davis Mondavi Center, on agricultural sustainability. Specifically, he address organic foods versus locally grown foods. If you’ve not yet read The Omnivore’s Dilemma, please do take the time to watch (or listen to) this video.
The larger the food distribution system, the more dependent it is upon foreign oil. Transportation supplies 18% of the carbon footprint. Food is 17%. So while we’re driving hybrid cars, what are we doing to change the way we eat?