Food, Farming, and Fiction

I’ve been thinking about food and farming lately and remembered my trip to a San Diego farm and this post. Still find it fascinating, even more so now that I live in Japan and had the opportunity to travel to a few other countries in Asia.

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Several weeks ago my amazing wife arranged for us to attend an awesome independent movie premiere called Revolution:Food about farming and food, at a real life organic sustainable farm. She runs a great blog on food, health, and exercise called GainsBeforeGrains. Hop on there and check out pictures of the event, me holding baby chickens, and some llamas. She goes into much more depth about the independent natural farm movement that is downright fascinating and worth looking into.

I was born in a big city and grew up and lived only in big urban areas (Bucharest, Long Beach, Chicago, and San Diego). To me the farm we visited, Primal Pastures, was amazing. Pigs, Cows, Llamas, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, all living in a interconnected environment. For the first time in my life I started to think about food, where it comes from, what I chose to eat, who raises…

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