The crowds clamoring for just-dug produce at the farmers’ market and the local food co-op suggest that this movement is no longer just a foodie fad. Today, almost 80 percent of Americans say sustainability is a priority when purchasing food. The promise of this kind of majority is that eating local can reshape landscapes and drive lasting change.
Except it hasn’t. … read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/18/opinion/sunday/what-farm-to-table-got-wrong.html?ref=opinion&_r=0