Background Information

Back in 2009 it seemed than more than climate change, Peak Oil would have a dramatic effect on the price of food.

Peak Oil has since receded as a threat, but other carbon reduction imperatives and disruptions to international trade have generated similar pressures on our food supply chain.

We have seen recently how fast financial markets can change. By contrast, food production cannot be increased overnight. Fruit trees take a few years. We need to start work now!

In 1989 Cuba lost its sole supply of oil when the Soviet Union collapsed
See how Cuba dealt with this problem 20 years ago

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