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What is Your City’s Foodbowl?

Touch the Soil News #474 Knowing how much farmland it takes to feed your city and the ability of that food to come from regions around the city is not of importance to global financiers, economists or even higher education. Financiers, economists and educators have focused our attention on global free markets. While the global free market has its benefits, but it has also caused us to have a narrow focus. Global consciousness about how a particular city is set to feed itself is close to zero. The standard assumption is food will come from somewhere and local pursuit of growth and paving farmland should not be interrupted. Another assumption is…

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