…ernational network of food distribution that provides unfettered abundance for all food categories. All of this has created a system that’s bolstered by massive amounts of natural resources and energy that defy the laws of nature. There’s no such thing as, “you can’t have that right now,” because industrial food innovation means never having to say “no.”
Or take the fact that you can pretty much buy any fruit or vegetable all year-round across the country. The whole idea of eating with the seasons has been overcome in service of humans who can’t bear to live without fresh corn and tomatoes in a northern winter. The food industry is more empathetic with that human experience than they are interested in trying to get people to follow nature’s planting season.