The story in “How America’s Food Giants Swallowed the Family Farms” has connections to various of our readings, which is not surprising in that various of the claims, thesis, ideas that we are exploring in this course have interconnections.  Sometimes these are causal connections, and sometime they are conceptual connections; in any case, it is useful to think about them together.
Write an essay in which you explain how the story laid out in the Guardian article 
can be analyzed in terms of, or otherwise connected to, at least two of the following:
(1) the analysis given by Holt-Gimenez and Patel in Food Rebellions
(2) the analysis of “sustainability” discussed by Paul Thompson
(3) the ideas of “locality” discussed in Thompson and DeLind
(4) ideas about food sovereignty as discussed in the Wittman, et al. article