Is that too strong a title? Sorry I don't know how else to put it. I have buried my head in the sand for long enough I guess and the only penance I can do is admit my stupidity not to mention my lack of responsibility. Not only have I refused to pay attention to things but I have willfully covered up that I have any knowledge of those things.
Here is a short little preview.
If that interest you then here is a link to the full movie on YouTube.
This Movie "Food Inc" is a real eye opener but let me warn you that if you are subject to painful paranoia don't watch it. If you easily fantasize about what "they" (insert "they of choice" here - Obama, tea party, nut jobs, religious nuts, young girls, old men, the poor, the rich, etc) are doing to you don't watch it as you will find many places to deviate into your fantasy.
While watching it this time I noted the things that have changed for me since I watched it in 2008. I find that groceries have become more expensive not because prices have gone up but because I buy locally all that I am able. Things like vegetables nuts, meat (recent), fish or any seafood (BP has kind of put the evil eye on that) and fruit. I don't buy bread made in Patagonia or Los Angeles as there is plenty made here. Read the labels on the bread and you will be surprised how much of it uses diesel fuel to get to you.
I quit milk because of the growth hormones. My eggs come from local ground walking chickens and so does my meat.
I know I'm not doing much but every little bit helps and as I practice what I preach perhaps I will get better. I know I cannot get everything I need locally but I can at least do what I can.
Monsanto is a bad word here. Dow and Dupont went on that list during the Viet Nam business deal but I can't remember why.
Now for some locally made chili for lunch. Made in Bayou Blue by SWMBO (she who must be obeyed).