Proximity to food

It is clear then that for around 99.9% of our existence, the human species operated just like every other biological organism, and lived in close proximity to its food. This is the normal state of being for all living things, including humans, and the last 200 years of industrialised society are only an aberration in the historical context, with no evidence that this state of existence, living away from one’s food, is either sustainable, permanent or even desirable.

Understanding Urban Agriculture – Part 1, The Present State in Historical Context

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