This is a semi-long read but it's worth your time, if you care about local food and supporting the farmers and food producers who maintain your local foodshed.
As I read about the infrastructure needed for local food to take the next growth steps, I heard the stories that my favorite farmers and food producers have been telling me for years.
It's important for those of us who advocate for local food production and distribution to read and reread the solid information Rowan Jacobsen has presented in this piece. As Mark Bittman said...
And, while you're there, take a look around the Orion site. Like me, you may want to add it to your favorite way to follow great information about how humans interact with their world.
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Words: Penny Cherubino
Screenshot from Orion Magazine