Ianqui over at the Oil Drum provides a nice introduction to Our oil-laden food chain:

Just to get started, according to this estimate, the food production system uses 17% of all of the fossil fuel consumed in the US.
When it comes to diet and oil I have two suggestions. First, I’d like to encourage folks to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet. Second, start a garden and grow as much food as you can for yourself. Adopt these two and you will be happier and healthier.

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