This is half a year out of date in terms of the legislative specifics he mentions, but the ideas laid out here by Will Allen (MacArthur Genius, urban farming icon) remain extremely important, especially now that health care has (tenuously) been put into law. In a nutshell, our food system is fucked, and most of us know this, but the issues of economic and racial injustice associated with it, as well as the more commonly recognized problems with environmental degradation, animal cruelty, and plain bad business management, are touched on here. This takes 5 minutes to read, and will point you in the right direction. (for further reading: Michael Pollan’s “In Defense of Food”). Well worth your time. ¡Buen provecho!