In our industrial system of food – there are no entrepreneurs. At Bio-Logical Capital, we are working to deconstruct our food system. Hear directly from our Chief of Staff, Meriwether Hardie, in this new video speaking to what our work looks like and how we spend our days. Our model of Stewardship Development generates nutrient rich soil, eliminating costly pesticides and fertilizers, and creates good, healthy food. Keep watching to learn more!
The commoditization of agriculture has done great things for product consistency and price stabilization, but has frequently fractured regional food systems in its wake. For every ten bags of all-purpose flour I buy from a producer like Ardent Mills, all ten will taste stale, and yet the same. What the producer gains in sameness and shelf-stability, the farmer loses in revenue and product control; and the consumer loses in flavor, terroir, locality, and traceability.
When we hold powerful connections to place, the typical boundary between environment and self begins to blur, resulting in an acute feeling of wholeness, community and vitality. Establishing a primal connection to an outdoor landscape tends to make one feel small, inspired and alive. This raw connection has a name coined by the architectural philosophy Biophilic Design: ‘Spirit of Place’.