Why is Our Food & Agricultural System Killing the Golden Goose?

I remember when I first hit the road at the clueless age of 17. I loaded everything I thought I’d need into a big green military pack, gave away the rest, and got into a baby blue 1976 Dodge Ram van full of wild hippies, hitchhikers, and trainriding punks. We drove halfway across the country in less than a week and spent the winter zigzagging through the southeast.

We were so distracted by ramblin’ and meeting fascinating people and partying wildly, that we never slowed down to take care of the van we all so loved and…