Saturday, August 7, 2010

The Impact Of the New Age

Industrial civilization first invented the machine and then took it as its life model. In the name of productivity; our health, environment and our landscape is threatened. We are enslaved by speed and have succumbed to the fast life, which disrupts our habits, pervades the privacy of our home and forces us to eat fast foods.

Discretionary time has shrunk, so theres less time to be active & less time to spend sourcing & preparing fresh food.

Along with this is the emergence of “ready to go” meals lining our supermarket shelves. With continuing drought threatening our food chain – it is becoming increasingly difficult to purchase reasonably priced vegetables & produce. Often consumers are forced to purchase poor grade, highly manufactured products due to financial constraints. To read full article click here