Farming Replaced Sharing: A Reason to BBQ

“We know that the first farmers were shorter, they were more prone to disease than the hunter-gatherers. When you add it all up, it was not a bargain” says Sam Bowles.


For the hunter and the gatherer sharing has always been caring. Apparently the urge to own my have over powered the urge to thrive. Pre-agriculture folks began storing gathered wild grains for trade. The pantries and trade conducted they built made nomaticism a little less necessary.

The ol' Kitchen Panty

The ol’ Kitchen Panty

The slippery slope to stationary farming had begun. BBQ with your neighbour to recapture some of that lost comradery… sigh*


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