Month: June 2019

Engle’s Law and Bennett’s Law: Food Production in the Future

Engel’s law and Bennett’s law are two economically related theses that have to do with trends in food consumption among populations across the world. Engel’s law states that as the income of a household rises, the amount of money spent on food decreases while money spent on other expenses (leisure, luxury items, etc.) rises.[1] Bennett’s …

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Farming Techniques: Bio-Dynamic Agriculture

According to the Biodynamic Association, Bio-Dynamic Agriculture is “a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition.”[1] Biodynamic agriculture is similar to organic farming, which emphasizes crop rotation and fertilizers such as manure, bone meal, and other composts opposed to chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.[2] It is one of the most recent …

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