How to Feed the World

March 12, 2010by

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics. – Plutarch

Two great resources have come out just recently addressing in very different ways some of the problems with how we are feeding, and failing to feed, the world. First, here is an infographic visualization from dvanw, which displays some of the regional disparities in consumption and quality of food, along with a recommendation on how you might make a difference in an effort that clearly depends on small scale local action.

How to feed the world ? from Denis van Waerebeke on Vimeo.

Next, a delightfully honest and informing talk from Chef Dan Barber, speaking here at the latest TED Conference.

Image via infoaesthetics