The Farmer’s Cut Falls as Processed Food Rises

Farmers Are Dying Out as Our Dependence on Corporate Microwavables Grows

From Freedomist.com

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As we get further and further away from the farmer and our mouth, the farmer’s value receeived for the work done has been steadily going down, with various farming markets seeing decreases in value between 16 and 38 percent.  Across the world, wherever people settle into suburbs, wherever suburbs emerge, soon processed food follows, and the farmer’s value is reduced, and the steps between the grown and raised food and reaching your mouth multiply so that the food you eat today after heating it up in the microwave will have parts from perhaps multiple parts of the world shipping their raw food materials to be processed in one placed, packaged in another, and shippped in many others, until it reaches your door.

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