In Defense Of A Global Food Supply System
It’s summer. Massachusetts farmer’s markets are in full swing. People love the taste of those fresh tomatoes and as many so-called locavores will tell you, eating that regionally-grown produce may bring you multiple benefits beyond taste.
But a new book, “The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000 Mile Diet,” aims to attack locavorism, a defense of agri-business, and gives us a provocative new look at why eating local may never work in a world with 7 billion people, the majority of whom live in cities.
- Pierre Desrochers, associate professor of geography, University of Toronto
Mississauga; author, “The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise Of The 10,000 Mile Diet”
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