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The Once and Future Carbohydrate Economy

| Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Mar 28, 2006 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/once-and-future-carbohydrate-economy/

The carbohydrate economy could transform agriculture as well as energy, reviving producer co-ops, and giving farmers a hedge against voilatile commodity prices. For the first time in 60 years, the carbohydrate economy is back on the public-policy agenda. It is an exciting historical opportunity, but one we should approach with deliberation and foresight.

Click here for the full text of “The Once and Future Carbohydrate Economy” article by David Morris that appears in a special April 2006 issue of The AmericanProspect.

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David Morris is co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and directs its initiative on The Public Good. He is the author of the New City States, Seeing the Light, and three other non-fiction books. His essays on public policy are regularly published by On the Commons, Alternet, Common Dreams and the Huffington Post.

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