Learn how a lack of agricultural biodiversity is causing dietary issues, and threatens the disappearance of our favorite foods.
Due to a standardized diet, many beloved and unique foods are disappearing.
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Heirloom plants offer much greater diversity in flavor and appearance than conventional grocery store choices.
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America is the trendsetter in the growth of the “global standard diet.”
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Although we produce more than enough food to feed the global human population, one in five American households with children is food-insecure.
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Buying unusual and heirloom varieties from local producers is a great way to impact diversity on a local level.
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Support local agriculture and biodiversity by visiting farmers markets, and learning about where your food comes from.
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a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box is one way to stay easily connected to local food producers.
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By making simple changes to our diet, we can ensure the security of diverse foods for generations to come.
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Journalist and educator Simran Sethi’s book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of the Foods We Love is about the rich history — and uncertain future — of what we eat. The book traverses six continents to uncover the loss of agricultural biodiversity, told through an exploration of the senses and the stories of bread, wine, coffee, chocolate and beer. Released in paperback in fall of 2016, this fascinating book is available for purchase at motherearthliving.com/shopping.