Food Beyond Consumerism

For several years now I’ve been boring everyone who will listen that the future of food is about citizenship, and part of that is making food no longer a consumer product. Quite what that would mean in practice is something that has taken a while to work out but in a few blog posts I…

Organic food, business models and waste

I entered into research organic agriculture just as it entered its greatest period of boom and the accusation of being ‘wasters’ was not being met by market reality. For a period between about 1997 to about 2005 many organic farmers and growers could not produce enough organic food.