i agree with you up to a point

but industrialising food production has freed millions of workers to take other jobs in a variety of industries, and thus create the commercial infrastructure we have now.

not saying this is ultimately a good thing, and it certainly can’t last much longer, but at the same time i can’t see there being enthusiastic anticipation of a return to peasantry

Neither do I believe that pre-industrial agriculture produced vast amounts of surplus food per acre…though in no sense am i a food producer.

even if micro farming works for the individual and local region, we run into transport problems when trying to feed cities.

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