Farm Friendly Product
Chapter 5 Discussion:
In this chapter, Joel talks about how life is in the soil. He talks about how vegetables are bitter when they are raised in depleted soils. Can you give an example of something that you have tried that was bitter?
Do you think this principle applies to animals as well as vegetables? Why, or why not?
Chapter 6 Discussion:
Joel says, “Honest nutritionists hold to the general rule that real food rots. If it won’t rot, it’s not real food.” Do you agree with this?
Can you think of any foods that don’t rot, that are still nutritionally stable?
Also in this chapter, Joel compares the industrial paradigms with biological pillars. What can you do as a farmer to ensure that your farm practices the biological paradigms?
As a food buyer, what other things other than the ones Joel listed will help you find real food?
Is real food convenient?