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Even farmers gotta eat.

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I mean, if we can't make food production a viable economic endeavor, we really don't have it right. Food is the basic unit of created wealth, there is no other. If the people who contribute to the creation of that wealth have to live substandard existences, none of us deserves any better. What do you do that's more important than making blueberries and oats and broccoli come up out of the inedible dirt?

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen thinks a lot about farming and farmers and food, and the necessity of all those things, and the precarity of the second of those things, and the fake scarcity of the third of those things, and what kind of dumb world makes it hard to make a living literally making life for other lives to keep living.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.

 

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