Why Can't We Farm These Foods Yet?

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    There are some foods that are so popular that they are at risk of going extinct. What are they and why is it so difficult to harvest them?
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    Sources:
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Vor 5 Monate
Eric Marriott
Eric Marriott

I thought it was global warming! Can we Quite moving the goal post when we get it wrong!!

Vor 12 Stunden
Sergio Solórzano
Sergio Solórzano

@darknessblade Lots of truffle forests are planted in Spain 'cause its actually a nice businesses.

Vor 2 Monate
darknessblade
darknessblade

how to get rich guys to stop deforestation: increase the price of truffles by at least 10000%

Vor 2 Monate
Sergio Solórzano
Sergio Solórzano

4:38 ... we actually already farm them in Spain for a lot of years, they inoculate the micelium into the roots of trees and then plant them, and once they grow they are sniffed out by trained dogs and then excavated by a human...there's a company in Galicia that sells a rub like cream you can put on tree roots for truffles to grow (just dig a hole near the roots, rub it and cover again), and they also sell already prepared trees, they even plant the trees for you if you want an entire piece of terrain. https://www.hifasforesta.com/?s=trufa&post_type=product

Vor 2 Monate
Yoshimitsu 420
Yoshimitsu 420

You can get truffles in South western Australia so I don't think they are only in Europe

Vor 3 Monate
Ahmad Shafik Abdul Jalil
Ahmad Shafik Abdul Jalil

nah, Japan already succeeded farming bluefin tuna.. https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Business-trends/Fully-farmed-bluefin-tuna-ready-for-wider-sales-beyond-Japan

Vor 26 Minuten
TheManlyBog
TheManlyBog

What the heck we literally have at least 20 huckleberry plants that produce every year on my property. That's crazy to learn

Vor 3 Stunden
tota konoe
tota konoe

IF U EVER SAY FUNJI AGAIN I WILL KILL U

Vor 7 Stunden
iamagi
iamagi

No, you can't use metric and freedom units in the same video.

Vor 8 Stunden
The DDV Show
The DDV Show

Wrong. Regulation the government force is what destroys human flourishing.

Vor 10 Stunden
Andrew Kaiser
Andrew Kaiser

How dare you post a video with a cover photo not contained in the video. Shame shame shame

Vor 12 Stunden
GuyRami
GuyRami

You're almost literally speaking of the peculiar situation or space for the "ripening" of a particular outcome.

Vor 14 Stunden
Alackofcaring
Alackofcaring

We farmed truffles in the 1800s. We bred a variety of dogs to assist in this. Then France fed half of its Male population to British made bullets fired from german made rifles. Then they got roflstomped by the great depression and then the blitz. The specific farming methods required to grow truffles as well as many of the fields were lost in the german occupation resulted in a drastic drop in production. People used to peel their truffles like potatoes. Nowadays even the peel is vital, and so they are gently grated. Classism is also kind of an issue. Farmers know they can sell their crop to stupid rich people at a massive markup, and so they choose to do so. The investment in new truffle fields is so long term that in modern day capitalism it's simply infeasible compared to the communal farming allotments that 18th century France once had. Genetic modification could solve all these problems but Greenpeace are a bunch of whack jobs so that isn't happening any time soon.

Vor 19 Stunden
percytheblueturtle
percytheblueturtle

Cloudberries! Delicious and beautiful but so. freaking. hard to grow.

Vor Tag
Skela Tonne
Skela Tonne

This is extremely misleading and untrue but this comment will get lost & nobody will see it & people will believe this is true. This is literally how the spread of misinformation starts....

Vor Tag
Boyan Tang
Boyan Tang

Isn’t wasabi hard to grow?

Vor Tag
keysaysmeowistniemand
keysaysmeowistniemand

:/ fish bit made me sad

Vor Tag
4n09
4n09

Is it pronounced fun-jai or fun-gi?

Vor Tag
Alex Parris
Alex Parris

As the manager of an aquaponic greenhouse i can tell you that “larvae of one species of [ANY FISH] are packed in tightly, they grow more slowly, and fewer survive”. It is quite literally the FIRST rule of livestock... the biggest issue for bluefin farming is that any farms would need to be open water farms that require vast tracts of ocean with graded nets forming concentric circles with the inner nets smallest and outer nets widest, allowing larvae and and prey fish to swim freely in and out and only preventing eacape of larger fish as they grow from feeding. The issue with this is that it requires a huge operation and typically in non-coastal waters or out in international waters. This provides both a massive risk to the operation as it leaves them Out of jurisdiction of most protectionist policies as well as leaves them without public funding

Vor Tag
Ron G
Ron G

Oh no! Rule #1 of climate change propaganda is never suggest there is a possible benefit to warming climate. Didn't you read your handbook?

Vor Tag
kl. johnny
kl. johnny

Durians r mucus-forming! NEVER!!! eat excessively, durians!

Vor 2 Tage
Angus Uchiha
Angus Uchiha

The more wild the food, the higher quality the food.

Vor 2 Tage
TheBobBrom
TheBobBrom

Couldn't we grow truffles along with fruit trees which are often hardwoods

Vor 2 Tage
Jordan D
Jordan D

Coastal cities may all become like Venice because of climate change, but at least you’ll have extra truffles on your lunch!

Vor 2 Tage
Ashmole Productions
Ashmole Productions

American farmers recently figured out how to domesticate truffles. Though they are keeping the secret to themselves.

Vor 2 Tage
Joel Moore
Joel Moore

southern europe lol yea sure 😂

Vor 2 Tage
sugarfrosted
sugarfrosted

Farm isopods

Vor 2 Tage
Angel Generation
Angel Generation

At a $500 Truffle once.... feel like they're a bit overrated

Vor 3 Tage
Josef Strydom
Josef Strydom

There is a type of spinach called Morogo here in South Africa that can only grow in nature else it becomes poisonous due to the extra nitrates in the fertilizers used in commercial farming.

Vor 4 Tage
Shane Hunter
Shane Hunter

Say funji one more time

Vor 4 Tage
Princess Jellyfish
Princess Jellyfish

The way you say fungi.. I just wanna talk

Vor 5 Tage
hydrus77
hydrus77

Correction black truffles are actually farmed, clicked just to tell yall

Vor 6 Tage
Adam Rodgers
Adam Rodgers

I wish we could farm pawpaw. It's grows naturally in Canada here but I've never seen or had one.

Vor 6 Tage
Oliver
Oliver

Weird to mention bluefin specifically, because most fish aren't economically worthwhile to farm. Bluefin are the norm not the exception.

Vor 6 Tage
doc usnhmusmc
doc usnhmusmc

Oliver Twist reference

Vor 6 Tage
Elysian Ghost
Elysian Ghost

The man who first said “variety is the spice of life” Was declared clinically insane.

Vor 6 Tage
Matt Thorpe
Matt Thorpe

There's a truffle farm in Tasmania that's doing pretty well....maybe it's not as difficult as Europeans say...

Vor 7 Tage
Cayla fenton
Cayla fenton

Japanese have farmed blue fin tuna but they don't like the taste so....

Vor 7 Tage
Joanna Eastham
Joanna Eastham

He looked so pleased with himself when he said "spice of life" 😄😄😄

Vor 7 Tage
introprospector
introprospector

"Here's a social problem we've encountered! Since there might be a technological solution, we're going to completely ignore pursuing social changes to solve this problem, that would be too hard." Libs.

Vor 7 Tage
Kaiser
Kaiser

Is it not "fun-guy" not "fun-j-eye"

Vor 8 Tage
Clive Paterson
Clive Paterson

Truffles are now farmed in a few countries. The trees and fungus have been imported and grown successfully in Western Australia. We see truffle on our restaurant menus all the time now. Check this link about the spread of truffle farming. https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/new-horticulture-crops/cultivation-black-truffles-western-australia

Vor 8 Tage
cdarbo 98
cdarbo 98

Every year I get huckle berry chocolate in Wyoming. Amazing

Vor 9 Tage
Troow
Troow

We have something that we call Blueberries. They can't be farmed either and they are nothing like what is sold in the stores and is called blueberries. Should not be allowed to call those tasteless things blueberries. Real blue berries are small, sweet, very tasty and blue all the way though. Your mount get blue eating them and your hands from picking them.

Vor 9 Tage
biteme
biteme

Huckleberries grow just fine in the woods in Louisiana

Vor 9 Tage
Doug F
Doug F

where I used to live in rural Washington blackberries grew on every trail and all over the side of the road

Vor 10 Tage
Spoony Quine
Spoony Quine

How is it that Tillamook manages to get huckleberries for their yogurt and ice cream?

Vor 10 Tage
cityraildude
cityraildude

What about native Australian foods?

Vor 10 Tage
Robert Raine
Robert Raine

We grow truffles in Australia

Vor 10 Tage
Ben Thomason
Ben Thomason

what about pehasant, rabbit, duck, or venison? Why can't I buy _those_ at walmart?

Vor 11 Tage
RotcodFox
RotcodFox

"Funji"

Vor 11 Tage
-HiddenCracks-
-HiddenCracks-

*Blue fin tuna fish are almost extinct* Philippines: *sweats nervously*

Vor 11 Tage
Meshak VB
Meshak VB

There's a man in Georgia who is farming truffles. I believe they are mycorrhizal with Birch trees.

Vor 11 Tage
Dogs Sing
Dogs Sing

Any and all foods can be farmed. They have not been because of artificially inflated prices only. Anything can be farmed with enough space and time.

Vor 12 Tage
Homebrew Gaming
Homebrew Gaming

I hope we can figure out for the Blue-Fin Tuna as I really love that fish super yummy and tasty

Vor 12 Tage
Real.Piece.Of.Work
Real.Piece.Of.Work

"we also think curiosity is an important part of life, so thats why todays sponsor is..." At that point i would have bet my home that the sponsor was going to be Curiosity Stream!

Vor 14 Tage
Real.Piece.Of.Work
Real.Piece.Of.Work

The people that say "fungi" instead of "fungi" are just as annoying as people that say "gif" instead of "gif"

Vor 14 Tage
jkromes20
jkromes20

As someone who grew up in the north east I honestly had no idea that huckleberry was a real fruit

Vor 15 Tage
steve hofmann
steve hofmann

Seriously, why are you yelling your presentation? You have taken a perfectly acceptable script and turned it into a hard on the ears rant. The only thing missing is the flying spit. Other that that, Great Job.

Vor 16 Tage
Ben Allan
Ben Allan

Like, whales, man. Someone needs to figure out how to farm whales, before the Japanese eat the last one! :(

Vor 20 Tage
Michael Gray
Michael Gray

Leave nature alone

Vor 21 Tag
Charlie Angkor
Charlie Angkor

just buy the vitamins in the huckleberries in pills blend them together add tissue paper sugar water citric acid and blue color amd you have the same much cheaper

Vor 23 Tage
Wildflower
Wildflower

Wait... climate change is not that big of an issue for wild truffles because they might be able to survive in a new habitat? Changing the growth hormones of tuna so we can farm them will help protect the wild ones being overfished? A better solution is to fight climate change and not eat tuna! Protect the wild places and the amazing biodiversity!

Vor 23 Tage
Patrick Kimbrough
Patrick Kimbrough

Why the heck are they larva? Does it go through some metamorphesis?

Vor 24 Tage

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