What factors could we say are essential to commerce concerning food?
Being a basic necessity, an essentiality of life, commerce involving food should operate on a no-profit / no-loss basis;
Food production, distribution and consumption should be, as far as possible, provided through cooperative enterprises, which addresses all fair trade concerns;
Food should be cultivated and consumed as locally as possible;
Organic processes must be employed in soil cultivation and fertilization;
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