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Yale's 'Sustainable' Food Market Not-So-Sustainable

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According to the label, the tomato at left traveled all the way from Canada to a New Haven "sustainable" farmers market.

It was for sale inside a box that read, "Native Hot House Tomatoes / 3 for $2.00 / Each for $0.75."

Same goes for the cherries on sale at Beinecke Plaza on the Yale campus last Friday. Labeled "Connecticut Grown! $2.00 per lb," they sat in a box marked "Cherries: product of the State of Washington."

Read the whole story at New Haven Independent