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The Non-Controversy Surrounding Local Food

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 01.26.2013 | Food
Maisie Ganzler

The contentions that local food's opponents are putting forth are actually founded largely on credible data, and this is in part why the "controversy" surrounding local food persists. However, examining why locavorism does or does not make sense in 21st Century America via only one or two specific data points is leading people to the wrong conclusions.

In Uncertain Job Market, Farming Luring More Young People

AP | By DINESH RAMDE | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

MILWAUKEE -- A Wisconsin factory worker worried about layoffs became a dairy farmer. An employee at a Minnesota nonprofit found an escape from her cub...

NY Times Grumps Dump On Locavores

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Small-scale farmers are thriving and the rest of us are flocking to greenmarkets and planting our own veggie gardens. A handful of knee-jerk naysayers at the Times can't derail this local train.