Is it possible to save our teens from the adverse health impacts of sugary drink consumption without destroying the livelihood of the C-store shopkeeper? What kind of transformation of the C-store would be needed for this to happen?
The Know Thy Food buyer's club began with a small parenting group in 2008, and has grown into a 900-member food buyer's club, with hundreds of fresh, sustainable and organic foods available from local farmers and specialty food distributors.
Farms selling locally may grow a wider variety of crops, they may pack or process on the farm or use workers to transport and market their products. Regardless, local food has big potential for job creation and economic opportunity.