Share

1.4

Percentage of Americans today who work on farms, according to The Economist. By contrast, in the 1870s, nearly half the U.S. population was employed in agriculture (each farmworker produced enough to feed just 5 others). The concentration of agriculture has made food cheaper. Another outcome–fewer people know much about how food is grown and prepared.

Get WineSpeed

Join tens of thousands of other wine lovers. Get each week’s edition of WineSpeed delivered to your inbox every Friday. It’s fast. It’s free. It’s the smartest way to stay up to speed on wine.
Email address
First Name
Last Name
Be sure to check your inbox to confim your subscription.