I tried to not eat industrially processed food for a month. I failed. Should I blame poor planning, kakonomics, or faux-nostalgic Culinary Luddites?
Way back in the early days of February, I made a pledge: to give up industrially processed food for a month. The idea behind my pledge, and my colleague Cord's earlier renunciation of soap, was to see whether these individual lifestyle tweaks can create positive change—in our own well-being, in our communities, and in the world around us.