How the food gets made/Photo of the day
October 6, 2016 2 Comments
OMG, this NYT Magazine feature on the scale of modern industrial agriculture featuring photos and videos is just amazing! The animal photos generally made me sad (and thinking I really need to eat less meat and dairy), so here’s a great shot of carrots:
Grimmway is one of the largest carrot growers in the world. In this part of the Malaga facility, whole carrots are washed, sized and cut into two-inch “baby” pieces before passing through color sorters — where 360-degree high-speed cameras and sensors spot defective carrots and air jets push them off the line for use in juices or cattle feed.