Feeding Our Cities: Where Does Food Come From?

August 7, 2011

Do you ever wonder where food comes from? I'm not talking about the farming and agriculture process or the horrors of the meat packing industry - I mean how does food get from there to here? Most of us live in or near bustling metropolises these days and we know that, while food is ubiquitous (from grocery stores to restaurants, farmer's markets to bakeries), we certainly don't see it being grown, produced, packaged or distributed. Carolyn Steel, architect and author of Hungry City, discusses
the immense challenge we take for granted every day: how to feed a city and a growing planet!

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