[Homestead] Quote from Wendell Berry
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Sun Sep 21 20:58:44 EDT 2008
Quote from Wendell Berry's presentation at close of Slow Food Nation in San
"For too long, humans have been spared, mainly by the cheapness of the
fossil fuels, from the universal necessity of local adaptation.
"It is ultimately an inescapable biological imperative that human land use
economies should correspond as closely as possible to the ecological mosaic.
To this, we no longer have even the illusion of a second choice.
"The increasing cost of energy and the vulnerability of long distance
transportation in an age of violence show the importance of local food and
forest communities and the reasonable extent of local economic
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