Interesting! The only things I know about Joel and his farms come from the Omnivore’s Dilemma. I’m saddened to learn these things about him because he seemed like an admirable man.
I often wonder about the sustainability of farm to table agriculture. How do we get around the malthusian problem of having grown our population so large that industrial agriculture seems the only way to feed us?
I’m glad I stumbled on this article, and I’m following you so I can read more about what you think about it.