Food is as important as energy, as security, as the environment. Everything is linked together.

Louise Fresco

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About This Quote


Source: "We Need to Feed the Whole World." TED2009. Feb. 2009. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from food and agricultural expert Louise Fresco's 2009 TED Talk on how we can feed the entire world ... using white bread. The quote means that while we don't normally think of food as an important value or pressing political issue, it is both of these things; we cannot separate how and what we eat from other crucial elements, such as the environment. For example, explains Fresco in her Talk, mass food production causes destruction of natural habitats. Watch the full TED Talk here: Louise Fresco - We Need to Feed the Whole World