Charles Walters: The Real Objective of Food Production MP3
Charles Walters founded Acres U.S.A. and wrote dozens of books and thousands of articles on agriculture, small farmers and the state of the country's food supply. In this talk from 2005, Charles Walters talks to a packed house and shares his point of view on the state of eco-agriculture in modern society.
Walters, the founder of Acres U.S.A., knew he had to fight the good fight on his own terms. Acres U.S.A. was his base camp, and while he struggled to keep it afloat in the early years, the journal immediately attracted a throng of fascinating figures. It seemed there were other mavericks out there who needed a forum, and they came out of the woodwork. Soil scientists, farm policy experts, economic thinkers, insect researchers, philosophers of the land — Walters met many of them through Acres U.S.A., interviewing them, commissioning articles by them, and inviting them to speak at the annual conference he began in 1975.