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Forty maps on food in America – from

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By Ezra Klein and Susannah Locke

The future of the nations will depend on the manner of how they feed themselves, wrote the French epicurean Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1826. Almost 200 years later, how nations feed themselves has gotten a lot more complicated. That’s particularly true in the US, where food insecurity coexists with an obesity crisis, where fast food is everywhere and farmer’s markets are spreading, where foodies have never had more power and McDonald’s has never had more locations, and where the possibility of a barbecue-based civil war is always near. So here are 40 maps, charts, and graphs that show where our food comes from and how we eat it, with some drinking thrown in for good measure.

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2 Responses to Forty maps on food in America – from

  1. Andrea says:

    I enjoyed reading and viewing this presentation.

  2. Michelle says:

    Getting right healthy and hygienic food become a major issue in several countries. Our farmers try to fulfill all these demands. So they use different fertilizers to enhance the productivity. A person should have posses sufficient knowledge about the composition and use of fertilizer.

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