prAGmatic: How Sustainable Intensification Feeds The World


By COLUMNISTS  posted on January 31, 2023 | Posted in The Red Deer Advocate

While Hippocrates (440 BC) is attributed to the saying “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” today modern genomics is showing that what might be the right food for one person may be different for another. This is leading to a new field of study called “nutrigenomics” where science is looking at how food affects genes and how a person’s genes affect their response to food. In other words, there is no one right food; it depends…

At the farm level, there has been a morphing of agrarianism where now there are camps professing that this or that ideology is the right way to farm, when in fact, farming is highly nuanced and is affected by environmental, economic, social and cultural influences. In other words, there is no one right way to farm; it depends…


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