Friday, October 16, 2009

"Canadian" Food ??

Received this as a giant 6 meg video that "killed" my inbox, (thanks Bruce, but I digress). Anyhow, it got me thinking about the future, and wondering what my children's lives will be like in 50 years. I know "sustainable" is the all the rage buzzword these days, with "sustainable development" being one of my favorite oxymorons  :)
Is it true that propped up and subsidized cheap transportation costs make it reasonable to import fish from China and apples from New Zealand, while we raze Ontario's farmland in favor of more townhouses? Deforestation is serious stuff. Sadly, the fatalist in me has concluded the nobody cares. We'd all rather debate and wax eloquently about politicians piano playing prowess, argue about the appropriateness of political Logos on giant fake cheques, or...again I digress...just watch the movie  :)

Hellmann’s - It’s Time for Real from CRUSH on Vimeo.

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