"What's Sustainable About Feeding Chicken to Fish?!"

It was well over a year ago that I first heard Dan Barber, an immense figure in the foodie and chef sustainability circles, expound the virtues of foie gras “with integrity”. At this year’s TED he spoke on a topic even closer to home – sustainable seafood – and a particular fish that he claims to have fallen in love with.

I won’t give away too much of the talk as its a real gem, but I did enjoy his lighthearted moments (“What’s sustainable about feeding chicken to fish?!”) interlaced with serious consideration of what it will take to grow food for the planet in ways that actually benefit habitats and people.  This, certainly, seems like an experiment headed in the right direction for the future of seafood.

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