The Privilege of Real Food
When I first published that thing I wrote about why poor people might not be able to just grow their own food (part 1 & part 2 ), I received some very passionate input. Most of it was a positive resounding cyber high five. These people came from a few different places. Most had been there themselves. Some had worked with poor people in some capacity, usually as a social worker or nutritionist, and had seen what I was talking about. Others… gardeners or foodies who themselves had wondered, “How would poor people do this?” but had never gone so far as to find the answer to that.
There were a few negative responses and that it what I want to talk about here. The wonderful non-private thing that the Internet is, I was also made privy to conversations about my posts from the negative point of view. They…
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