Comment: We need to end monoculture farming.

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We need to end monoculture farming.

I feel strongly about this issue and plan to check out the book. I keep thinking of the Onondaga Indian chief who advised that decisions be made thinking of the consequences to the seventh generation. Really, we're a civilization of such SHORT-TERM THINKERS.

If for no other reason... our status quo monoculture farming - from the West Coast almond orchards of California to the East Coast blueberry bogs of Maine - is contributing to the demise of the honeybee and other pollinators, a crucial part of the food chain. (Already California, Maine, and other locales no longer have enough bees to pollinate their crops, needing to truck bees in from other places... including overseas.)

You know what, Diamond Dog? Things aren't so Hunky Dory these days! Maybe Bowie was right. Maybe homosapiens *have* outgrown their use...

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir