Sunday, June 10, 2007

What does the world eat?

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What the World Eats

This photo essay by Peter Menzel from the book "Hungry Planet" (by way of is fascinating!

How does your weekly menu stack up? What are some things that would be on your table?


Allknowingjen said...

OMG! I just saw this yesterday- and I too was fascinated. Especially at the varying amounts of packaging. And the costs were pretty eye opening too.

Happy Veggie said...

1. I think thats going on my Amazon list.
2. I need to eat more veggies and shop the farmer's market more.
3. The ammount of packaging is really disturbing in the Western ones.

Pusher said...

That was cool. I agree about the packaging being disturbing. I was also disturbed by the number of places that had Coke, even if it was the only recognizable American brand.

This makes me want to lay out everything I get during the next shopping trip and take a picture of it, just to see.

Allknowingjen said...

Pusher- you should do it! Then you could blog about it! (I would if I had thought of it, but I just got back from grocery shopping...)