Food Inc.

On Monday night I went to the movie theater to see Food Inc.  Many of us think of a trip to the movies as an escape from reality, but this movie pulls back the curtain on our food system to show us the truth behind what it takes to get food from the “farm” to the “table,” or sadly, in most cases, from the CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) to our front seat.

Walking in, I was nervous about the inevitable images of slaughterhouses. There were a few of these scenes, and yes, my eyes were closed, but it was not gratuitous. I think the film makers gave us just enough information to Read More

Web of Life

I have resisted writing a blog for a few reasons. The first is that it takes me an inordinate amount of time to craft something that I think someone else may want to read. Therefore, the thought of committing to writing regularly is daunting. However, I have been posting more regularly to other sites, so I think it is finally time to gather my musings in one place. Read More