Overthrow the market! Choose wisely, and don’t waste!
The current food system puts a useless and unsustainable pressure on the most important finite natural resources. If we stop to think, the same producers are forced to waste, victims of a market that doesn’t respect the timescales of nature, but in doing so they are causing massive and irreversible damage to the soil, the climate and biodiversity.
Petrini to G7 ministers: ‘We must set up a Food Ministry and activate effective international cooperation policies.’
Agriculture has and will play a decisive role in the future of humanity: in its capacity to address the challenges of the years to come and ensure life—worthy or otherwise—to all its members, and in its prospects of either living in harmony with the environment or of destroying our common home.