4th Pillar - Connection to Food
Firefly’s fourth pillar of connection is to food. Somewhere along the way, Americans started outsourcing the making and cooking of food to companies and restaurants, which has been not only detrimental to our collective health, but also to our sense of connection to food. I like Michael Pollan’s advice from his book In Defense of Food “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Unfortunately most of what we’re consuming today is not food, but rather “edible food-like substances.