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A feast of stimulating food stories can be found online, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Food – how we grow it and get it from paddock to plate – is going to be an increasingly hot issue as the realities of climate change, peak oil and so on unfold. There’s lots for us to talk about, and there’s plenty of food for thought at Utne Reader.


The US-based online digest of independent media has stepped up to the plate this month with a compilation of thought-provoking articles and videos on food


From Michael Pollan on the American diet to an analysis of how class issues permeate the food system, to a short documentary on urban farming, there’s a healthy selection on the table. Get stuck in. Photo: SIMON WEBSTER