Food is fascinating. It sustains us, but it’s so much more than that. We use food as a way to celebrate, make friends and even make statements about who we are and what we stand for. Food production supports farming families. But the intensive production of some kinds of food is taking a heavy toll on our planet, our environment and ourselves. Here’s five ways the food system is broken, and how we can change it.
Today, most people have one thing on their mind: where can I get what I’m looking for in the quickest way possible? From instant messaging to same day shipping, it would seem as though we’ve acquired a need for speed. So would slowing down in this fast paced world seem counter intuitive?
What if you could borrow some tools just as you would borrow books from a library? What if instead of buying your camping gear, you could just borrow it for the weekend? What if you could borrow a baby stroller?
Peter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings. The people who inhabited Middle Earth for hundreds of generations slowly left cultural traces, alterations, artefacts and remnants of their human existence on the environment.