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The Economics of Eating Healthy

Touch the Soil News #280 As of 2010, experts reveal that diet has surpassed smoking as the leading cause of death and disease in America. Wow, not enough affordable food in the system. Recently we came across another one of those non-profits that is trying to solve not only hunger, but diet and affordable access to the kinds of foods that support health. Called Wholesome Wave, they hit on the nation’s problem of insufficient cash-flows. Wholesome Wave Co-founder and CEO Michel Nischan makes an interesting statement: “Change where money is spent.” While that is easier said than done, letting dollars simply take their course in a competitive environment limits the…

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