Can Small-Scale Farming Feed the World?

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In the 1970s, environmentalists and politicians in the imperial core quivered in their seats at the prospect of a population explosion. Malthusian prophecies of total collapse and Thanos-esque proposals of racial extermination pervaded political thought. For many, it seemed the end of the world was at our door, and one of the main worries was…

Really nice article about a topic that most people, including me, don’t know nearly enough about.

I think it’s important to remember that there is a distinct difference between subsistence farming and profitable small scale farming, but the latter can definitely feed the world and probably do a much better job of it with far less waste than huge scale commercial farming does.