Twenty years ago a major economic recession made it increasingly difficult for small, local farmers to market our fresh, organic and sustainable products. We created FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) to speak with authority about food and agriculture, from a local to the global perspective, and break down the silos between the economic, environmental, social and cultural aspects of “the food system”. Large-scale farmers and huge corporations were and are about commodities. Food for them is not about culture, sustenance or celebration; it is about cost and profit or loss. No one talked Food Systems back then.
Read more in this edition of FarmFolk CityFolk Magazine.