Food and Class

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Tom Philpott runs Maverick Farms, blogs at Bitter Greens Journal and Maverick Eats. We do not know how he finds the time to write remarkable articles like today's Food And Class in Gristmill. He points out that where "Historically, people of limited means have tended to scrape by on what's locally available, while the wealthy have used their resources to draw in fancy food from far away. Now, that situation has turned upside down." So we pay 5 bucks for a tomato and 20 bucks a pound for lettuce that is grown locally and picked carefully while those with less money get McDonalds and Walmart groceries. -a must read. ::Food and Class in Gristmill