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A bitter reality

Choose local food for the taste? Sure. But if you’re convinced you’re saving the world, think again.

By Tom Keane
June 28, 2009

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“Local food’’ is all the rage, touted by adherents as offering better food, an environmentally responsible lifestyle, and self-sufficient communities. The first of those claims is sometimes true. Local tomatoes and corn may well taste better than those from afar. Beyond that, though, the local food movement is an affectation based on bad logic and bad economics, one that, widely ... (Full article: 749 words)

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