How to Screw Your Food Supply …

October 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm Leave a comment

What’s fascinating is that we’ve grown the same 3 crops (corn, wheat and rice) over and over again for the last half century. Unfortunately we’ve forgotten to keep extra varieties just in case something goes wrong — like a bug that figures out how to eat corn for breakfast, dinner and lunch (and then leave you with nothing). Alas, people have forgotten that putting all your eggs in 1 basket is a bad idea. Guess that ties nicely to our current economic crisis doesn’t it? (Parallels anyone?)

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