Re: concept of a "foodshed" (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 3 Apr 95 17:16:32 -0400
From: Bob Engelman <re@popact.org>
To: sustag@beta.tricity.wsu.edu
Subject: Re: concept of a "foodshed" (fwd)

On "foodsheds" Alasdair McKay writes:

>If this term were presented in such a
>way that my understanding of a piece of writing depended wholly upon my
>interpretation of the meaning of the word "foodshed", I would find no
>other sense in the word than that of :
>        " an artificial structure for storing food in "
>I would recommend that the term be abandoned for any other purposes.

I wholeheartedly agree. It's hard enough getting watershed understood.
There must be better ways of getting the concept out.