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Article, Resource filed under Energy, Energy Self-Reliant States | Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Mar 28, 2006

The Once and Future Carbohydrate Economy

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

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.

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