Food Confidential: The Corporate Takeover of Food Security and the Family Farm—and What to Do About It

Food Confidential: The Corporate Takeover of Food Security and the Family Farm—and What to Do About It

Nicole Faires


When writer and homesteader Nicole Faires determined to retrofit an old-fashioned bus and travel America’s small farms along with her husband and young children, she anticipated to benefit much, be encouraged, and feature a few enjoyable. yet what she stumbled on disturbed her. Mismanaged small farms; clueless urbanites constructing store to “get again to the land”; a senseless devotion to natural farming; and, finally, the invention of simply how based we're on agencies for our food.

She started to know the way risky and fragile our nutrients approach quite is. weather swap. Farmers retiring or going into chapter 11. firms controlling our foodstuff distribution procedure whereas being protected against the implications after they endanger our wellbeing and fitness. Skyrocketing foodstuff costs. Outsourced nutrition creation. With this admittedly bleak review of the present situation, Nicole and her kin made up our minds to desert the bus journey and as an alternative commence a farm. “I couldn’t inform humans the strategies to our meals drawback whereas i used to be traipsing round the USA taking images. I needed to stay it,” Nicole says. And so the seeds for Food Confidential have been sown.

Our easy correct to fit meals is at risk.

What will we do? Written in an astute, attractive type, armed with examples from her personal homesteading way of life, small farmer Nicole Faires’s Food Confidential supplies the instruments to struggle the intangible battles, in addition to the sensible ones.

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