Why Apple Pie Isn't American

  •   Martin
  •   July 31, 2017
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Our diets are more global than we realize, because our common food crops and animals were domesticated far away in diverse locations.

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Food: a nutritious substance we eat or drink to maintain life and growth
Domestication: a multi-generational process in which one group of organisms manages the reproduction and care of, and changes, another type of organism, typically to secure a more predictable supply of resources (e.g. humans with food crops and animals)
Centers of origin: the locations where humans domesticated a lot of crops and animals for food, often where lots of wild relatives lived
Centers of diversity: a more recent concept recognizing that high concentrations of food plant and animal varieties and related wild species aren’t always located where the plants and animals were initially domesticated
 

Our diets are more global than we realize, because our common food cr