March 27, 2014
The pervasiveness of ignorance. To paraphrase Aldo Leopold, "there are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. 1) to think that food comes from the grocery store; 2) to think that heat comes from a furnace."
Learn where, how much, and how your food gets to your table, also known as true cost accounting.
I'm a professor of ecology at Saint Louis University interested in ecosystem services in urban environments.