Berry's Farming And The Global Economy

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In “Farming and the Global Economy”, Berry points out that local farmers need to take control of their markets by producing locally for their communities and then not relying on large corporations for supplies and following their level of “quality”. This is the key to healthful ecosystems and human communities that Berry describes. Essentially, farmers need to decrease their dependence on global economic forces that enable large scale food transportation and deprive them of the necessary skills and knowledge for longevity. According to Berry, “if communities of farmers and consumers wish to promote a sustainable, safe, reasonably, inexpensive supply of good food then we must see that the best, the safest, and most dependable source of food
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