DR. DICKSON DESPOMMIER spent thirty-eight years as a professor of microbiology and public health in environmental health sciences at Columbia, where he won the Best Teacher award six times. In 2003, he was awarded the American Medical Student Association Golden Apple Award for teaching. He has addressed audiences at leading universities including Harvard and MIT, and he has also been invited to speak at the United Nations. In addition, he has been asked by governments of China, India, Mexico, Jordan, Brazil, Canada, and Korea to work on environmental problems. Despommier lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Woes of Contemporary Agriculture
10/11/2011 11:27:39 AM

Not only is farm-to-fork distance a carboon footprint issue, but also may contribute to food-borne disease. See this piece for more- 

Long road from farm to fork worsens food outbreaks

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